(noun, verb)


1. agitation resulting from active worry

- don't get in a stew

Similar word(s): fret, lather, sweat, swither

Definition categories: state, agitation

2. food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

Definition categories: food, dish

Sentences with stew as a noun:

- to be in a stew


1. be in a huff; be silent or sullen

Similar word(s): brood, grizzle

Definition categories: emotion, brood, pout, sulk

2. bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

Similar word(s): grudge

Definition categories: emotion, resent

3. cook slowly and for a long time in liquid

- Stew the vegetables in wine

Definition categories: change, cook

Sentences with stew as a verb:

- I'm going to stew some meat for the casserole.

- The meat is stewing nicely.