steam someone up

steam up

To make someone very angry or upset. A noun or pronoun can be used between "steam" and "up." Hearing her talk about you like that really steamed me up.
See also: steam, up
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steam someone up

1. tv. to get someone excited. The coach can really steam up those guys.
2. tv. to get someone angry. (see also steamed (up).) This whole mess steamed me up but good.
See also: someone, steam, up
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