seethe Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "seethe" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

seetheverb [I]

uk   us   /siːð/

seethe verb [I] (FEEL ANGER)

to feel very angry but to be unable or unwilling to express it clearly: The class positively seethed with indignation when Julia won the award. By the end of the meeting he was seething.

seethe verb [I] (MOVE)

(of a large number or amount) to move about energetically in a small space: The streets were seething (= busy and crowded) with tourists.
seething
adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈsiː.ðɪŋ/
Their seething resentment led to angry jostling between team-mates. A seething mass of children crowded around the tables.
(Definition of seethe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of seethe?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “seethe” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
hurdle

a frame or fence for jumping over in a race

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More