AskDefine | Define seethe

Dictionary Definition



1 be noisy with activity; "This office is buzzing with activity" [syn: hum, buzz]
2 be in an agitated emotional state; "The customer was seething with anger" [syn: boil]
3 foam as if boiling; "a seething liquid"
4 boil vigorously; "The liquid was seething"; "The water rolled" [syn: roll]

User Contributed Dictionary





  1. In the context of "of a liquid}} To boil vigorously.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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