intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 (smoke) [Chemistry/Química] despedir* gasesMore example sentences
- It was sounding like a scratched holodisc right now and smoke was fuming out of it's light receptor.
- Smoke fumed out from the hood and it looked like that something blew up.
- Birds, generally, will not tolerate human beings, especially human beings with gigantic clumsy flying machines that fume with black smoke and sound like a flying earthquake.
- 2 (be angry) [colloquial/familiar] she was absolutely fuming estaba que echaba humo or chispas or que bufaba [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Of course there have been times when I have fumed at the end of the phone line when some official gave me an answer I didn't like but as I get older I realise that sometimes the answer has to be ‘No’.
- Motorists fumed at the blocked roads, rail travellers found many services severely hit and the RAC demanded a public inquiry into the nation's resources for coping with emergency conditions.
- Residents of the David Murray John Tower fumed at being left out in the cold for an hour after a second 30-year-old lift failed and security guards said they could not allow them to use the stairs.
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