Definition of "simmered" [simmered]

  • (verb) Present participle of simmer.

Use "simmered" in a sentence

  • "Writing had always been what she wanted to do - her bachelor's in English simmered on a back burner while she wiped baby bottoms and scrubbed dried breakfast cereal from the bowls stacked in her kitchen sink."
  • "The excitement and buzz that once hovered over the program has simmered, which is never a good thing when you're planning to open a new arena."
  • "His art just kind of simmered gross, bubbling lightly, but he never turned up the heat ... and that made me uneasy."

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