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be steamed up

1. To be very angry or upset. I'm steamed up after hearing her talk about you like that.
2. To be heavily intoxicated. Do you remember last night at the pub at all? You were really steamed up!
See also: steam, up
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be/get (all) steamed ˈup (about/over something)

(British English) (American English be ˈsteamed (about something)) (informal) be/become very angry or excited (about something): There’s no need to get so steamed up over such a small problem.
See also: get, steam, up
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