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Definition of fume verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fume
    he / she / it fumes
    past simple fumed
    -ing form fuming
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  1. 1[intransitive, transitive] to be very angry about something fume (at/over/about somebody/something) She sat in the car, silently fuming at the traffic jam. fume (with something) He was fuming with indignation. + speech “This is intolerable!” she fumed.
  2. 2[intransitive] to produce smoke or fumes
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fume

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