Fumingly Fum"ing*ly, adv. In a fuming manner; angrily. ``They answer fumingly.'' --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

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  • fume — noun a gas or vapour that smells strongly or is dangerous to inhale. verb 1》 emit fumes. 2》 [usu. as adjective fumed] expose (something, especially wood) to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints. 3》 feel great anger. Derivatives fuming… …   English new terms dictionary

  • fume — /fjum / (say fyoohm) noun 1. (often plural) any smoke like or vaporous exhalation from matter or substances. –verb (fumed, fuming) –verb (t) 2. to send forth as fumes. 3. to disperse or drive away in vapours; send up as vapour. 4. to treat with… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fume — [fyo͞om] n. [ME < OFr fum < L fumus < IE base * dheu , to blow, smoke, be turbid > DULL] 1. [often pl.] a gas, smoke, or vapor, esp. if offensive or suffocating 2. [sometimes pl.] anything imaginary or without substance 3. [pl.] Rare… …   English World dictionary

  • fume — n. & v. n. 1 (usu. in pl.) exuded gas or smoke or vapour, esp. when harmful or unpleasant. 2 a fit of anger (in a fume). v. 1 a intr. emit fumes. b tr. give off as fumes. 2 intr. (often foll. by at) be affected by (esp. suppressed) anger (was… …   Useful english dictionary

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