fume

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
fume

Plural
fumes

  1. (countable) A fume is a gas or a vapor that has a strong smell, or is dangerous to inhale.
    A strong fume was coming from the car's exhaust.

Verb[change]

Plain form
fume

Third-person singular
fumes

Past tense
fumed

Past participle
fumed

Present participle
fuming

  1. If something is fuming, there are fumes coming out of it.
    The engine of the car was fuming.
  2. If someone is fuming, they are very angry.
    He's still fuming from the argument.