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
informal 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
informal roast, bake, be boiling

Phrases

    in a stew

    ‘she's in a right old stew’


    SYNONYMS
    informal


    informal


    British informal


    North American informal


    Australian, New Zealand informal


    dated


    ANTONYMS

    cool, calm, relaxed, laid-back