be steamed up

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be steamed up

1. To be very angry or upset. Hearing her talk about you like that made me really steamed up.
2. To be heavily intoxicated. Do you remember last night at the pub at all? You were really steamed up!
See also: steam, up

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