fume ( fumes plural & 3rd person present) ( fuming present participle) ( fumed past tense & past participle )
1 n-plural Fumes are the unpleasant and often unhealthy smoke and gases that are produced by fires or by things such as chemicals, fuel, or cooking.
...car exhaust fumes...
2 verb If you fume over something, you express annoyance and anger about it.
He was still fuming over the remark... V over/at/about n
`It's monstrous!' Jackie fumed... V with quote
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vb blow a fuse (slang, chiefly U.S.) boil, chafe, champ at the bit (informal) crack up (informal) fly off the handle (informal) get hot under the collar (informal) get steamed up about (slang) go ballistic (slang, chiefly U.S.) go off the deep end (informal) go up the wall (slang) rage, rant, rave, see red (informal) seethe, smoulder, storm, wig out (slang)
n agitation, dither (chiefly Brit.) fit, fret, fury, passion, rage, stew (informal) storm
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