stewed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “stewed” in the English Dictionary

"stewed" in British English

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uk   /stjuːd/  us   /stuːd/

stewed adjective (FRUIT/MEAT)

cookedslowly in a ​smallamount of ​liquid: stewed ​fruit

stewed adjective (TEA)

UK Stewed ​tea has been ​kept too ​long before it is ​poured, and is ​thereforestrong and ​bitter.

stewed adjective (PERSON)

mainly US informal drunk
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