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fumer

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fumer (plural fumers)

  1. One who makes or uses perfumes.

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From Latin fūmāre, present active infinitive of fūmō.

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fumer

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to smoke
  2. (intransitive) to emit smoke
  3. (intransitive) to steam
    • 1963, Nicolas Bouvier, L'Usage du Monde, 2005 ed., Payot & Rivages, ISBN 978-2-228-89401-2, p. 164
      J'en ressortais vers six heures, léger, lavé jusqu'à l'âme et fumant dans le froid comme un torchon mouillé.
      — I would re-emerge at about six o'clock, light and clean right through to the spirit, and steaming in the cold like a damp dishcloth. — 1992, Robyn Marsack (trans.), The Way of the World, 2011 ed., Eland, ISBN 978-1-78060-090-1

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fūmer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of fūmō

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fumer

  1. to smoke (cook using smoke)

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