Part of speech: verb

To emit smoke, gas, or vapor; rage; rave.

Part of speech: noun

Vapor, especially as narcotic or choking.

Part of speech: noun

Furious anger.

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Usage examples "fume":

  1. Glynne remained very thoughtful and silent for a few minutes, during which time her father continued to fume, and utter expressions of annoyance, till Glynne said suddenly as she looked up in his face,- " You were wrong, papa, dear. - "The Star-Gazers", George Manville Fenn.
  2. A perpetual picture of the blessings of Battery Park was before them, and every delay made them fume- made this picture all the more alluring. - "Last Words", Stephen Crane.
  3. Struggle as he may, and fume and protest as he may, he can no more shake off the chains of his intellectual and cultural heritage than he can change the shape of his nose. - "A Book of Prefaces", H. L. Mencken.