Definition of steamy in English:

steamy

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Pronunciation: /ˈstiːmi
 
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adjective (steamier, steamiest)

1Producing, filled with, or clouded with steam: a small steamy kitchen
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  • The heat of their exertions is palpable, their hot breath rising in steamy clouds towards the corrugated roof.
  • She plugged the stopper in the drain and began to fill the tub with hot steamy water.
  • He did like the steamy clouds that enveloped him, though the raining hot drops were scalding on the base of his ears.
1.1(Of a place) hot and humid: the hot, steamy jungle
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  • Essentially, they were in their own little humid, steamy room.
  • Rain was pouring down on the steamy pavement and dripping off the edges of the rickety roofs.
  • In the streets of the steamy capital, lifelike effigies of the 62-year-old former guerrilla leader are paraded around by supporters seeking votes.
Synonyms
humid, muggy, sticky, dripping, moist, damp, clammy, sultry, sweltering, boiling, sweaty, steaming, like a Turkish bath, like a sauna
2 informal Depicting or involving passionate sexual activity: steamy sex scenes a steamy affair
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  • Having your partner groom your naughty parts with you is a highly erotic activity that will inevitably lead to steamy hot sex.
  • She's not talking about the film's steamy sex scenes.
  • He thus tasked himself to extraction from what was not, oddly enough, a torrid steamy love affair with an accountant.
Synonyms
erotic, sexy, sexually explicit, suggestive, racy, risqué, provocative, spicy, juicy, bawdy, ribald, uninhibited, unrestrained, earthy
informal raunchy, naughty
British informal saucy, fruity
North American informal gamy
euphemistic adult
passionate, torrid, amorous, ardent, loving, hot-blooded, sexy, lustful, erotic
informal sizzling, zipless, hot, red-hot

Derivatives

steamily

adverb
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  • It is, I am told, every bit as luscious as it looks: cod flesh falling steamily away at the touch of the fork.
  • ‘The Tulip ‘- steamily promoted as ‘the flower that drove men mad’ - outlines the passions that have attended this most popular of flowers through its 700-year flirtation with modern history.
  • She could start with the steamily sexy turquoise mini-dress with its hand-painted goldfish palliates.

steaminess

noun
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  • When asked about how he benefited from the steaminess of his spouse's imagination the poor fellow shrugged his shoulders and said, ‘She never talks to me like that.’
  • If this pleasure is paradise, it is very Pacific, L.A.-specific and ultracool even in its sexualized steaminess.
  • In fact, steaminess was the driving force of King's latest project.

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