Definition of HOT

Adjective : HOT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead" ;

  • 2. (

    ) characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent" ;

  • 3. (

    ) extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument" ;

  • 4. (

    ) (color) bold and intense; "hot pink" ;

  • 5. (

    ) sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants" ;

  • 6. (

    ) recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car" ;

  • 7. (

    ) very fast; capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive" ;

  • 8. (

    ) wanted by the police; "a hot suspect" ;

  • 9. (

    ) producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"; "a spicy sauce"; "I like my chili extra spicy" ;

  • 10. (

    ) performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight" ;

  • 11. (

    ) very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season" ;

  • 12. (

    ) very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water" ;

  • 13. (

    ) newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information" ;

  • 14. (

    ) having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight" ;

  • 15. (

    ) very good; often used in the negative; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history" ;

  • 16. (

    ) newly made; "a hot scent" ;

  • 17. (

    ) having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel" ;

  • 18. (

    ) of a seeker; very near to the object sought; "you are hot" ;

  • 19. (

    ) having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory" ;

  • 20. (

    ) charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire" ;

  • 21. (

    ) marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market" ;


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