Synonyms of stew in English:

stew


See definition of stew

noun

1‘a beef stew’

SYNONYMS

casserole


verb

1‘stew the meat for an hour or so’

SYNONYMS

braise, casserole, fricassee, simmer, boil

jug

South African smoor

archaic seethe

2‘there's no point stewing over it’

SYNONYMS

worry, fret, agonize, be anxious, be nervous, be agitated, get in a panic, get worked up, get in a fluster, get overwrought

get in a flap, get in a state, get in a tizz, get in a tizzy, get in a tiz-woz, get in a sweat, get steamed up, get in a lather

3‘the girls sat stewing in the heat’

SYNONYMS

swelter, be very hot, perspire, sweat

roast, bake, be boiling


Phrases

    in a stew

      ‘she's in a right old stew’

      SYNONYMS

      agitated, anxious, in a state of nerves, nervous, in a state of agitation, in a panic, worked up, keyed up, overwrought, wrought up, flustered, flurried, in a pother

      in a flap, in a state, all of a dither, in a sweat, in a tizz, in a tizzy, in a tiz-woz, all of a lather, het up, in a twitter

      British

      strung up, windy, having kittens, all of a doodah

      North American

      in a twit

      NZ Australian

      toey

      dated

      overstrung

      ANTONYMS

      cool, calm, relaxed, laid-back