steaminess
noun see steamy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Steaminess — Steam i*ness ( [i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or condition of being steamy; vaporousness; mistiness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steaminess — steamy ► ADJECTIVE (steamier, steamiest) 1) producing, filled with, or clouded with steam. 2) hot and humid. 3) informal of or involving passionate sexual activity. DERIVATIVES steamily adverb steaminess noun …   English terms dictionary

  • steaminess — noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor • Syn: ↑haziness, ↑mistiness, ↑vaporousness, ↑vapourousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑steamy, ↑misty (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • steaminess — See steamily. * * * …   Universalium

  • steaminess — noun The property of being steamy …   Wiktionary

  • steaminess — n. quality of being filled with water vapor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steaminess — steam·i·ness …   English syllables

  • haziness — noun 1. vagueness attributable to being not clearly defined • Derivationally related forms: ↑hazy • Hypernyms: ↑vagueness 2. cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor • Syn: ↑mistiness, ↑steaminess, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mistiness — noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor • Syn: ↑haziness, ↑steaminess, ↑vaporousness, ↑vapourousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑steamy (for: ↑steaminess), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaporousness — noun cloudiness resulting from haze or mist or vapor • Syn: ↑haziness, ↑mistiness, ↑steaminess, ↑vapourousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑steamy (for: ↑steaminess), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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