steam someone up

steam up

1. To make someone very angry or upset. In this usage, a name, noun, or pronoun can be used between "steam" and "up." Hearing her talk about you like that really steamed me up.
2. To get heavily intoxicated. Please don't get steamed up when you're out with John tonight.
See also: steam, up

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