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Meaning of “steamy” in the English Dictionary

"steamy" in British English

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steamyadjective

uk   us   /ˈstiː.mi/
filled with ​steam, or ​hot and ​wet like ​steam: steamy ​summerweather a steamy ​kitchen/​bathroom informal sexuallyexciting or ​including a lot of ​sexualactivity: a steamy ​lovescene His new ​novel is ​advertised as his steamiest ​yet.
(Definition of steamy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"steamy" in American English

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steamyadjective

 us   /ˈsti·mi/
filled with ​steam: By the ​time Hannah ​finished her ​shower, the ​bathroom was all steamy. infml Steamy also ​means having to do with ​sex.
(Definition of steamy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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