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Definitions of hot

  1. very fast; " a blistering pace"; " got off to a hot start"; " in hot pursuit"; " a red- hot line drive"
  2. ( color) bold and intense; " hot pink"
  3. ( informal) marked by excited activity; " a hot week on the stock market"
  4. ( electricity) charged or energized with electricity; " a hot wire"; " a live wire"
  5. having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; " hot fuel rods"; " a hot laboratory"
  6. of a seeker; near to the object sought; " you're getting warm"; " hot on the trail"
  7. having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; " hot for travel"
  8. capable of quick response and great speed; " a hot sports car"
  9. newly made; " a hot scent"
  10. 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"
  11. having or bringing unusually good luck; " hot at craps"; " the dice are hot tonight"
  12. 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"
  13. newest or most recent; " news hot off the press"; " red- hot information"
  14. marked by excited activity; " a hot week on the stock market"
  15. charged or energized with electricity; " a hot wire"; " a live wire"
  16. 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"
  17. recently stolen or smuggled; " hot merchandise"; " a hot car"
  18. very unpleasant or even dangerous; " make it hot for him"; " in the hot seat"; " in hot water"
  19. very popular or successful; " one of the hot young talents"; " cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
  20. sexually excited or exciting; " was hot for her"; " hot pants"
  21. performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; " a hot drummer"; " he's hot tonight"
  22. wanted by the police; " a hot suspect"
  23. imp. & amp; p. p. of Hote.
  24. Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.
  25. Lustful; lewd; lecherous.
  26. Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard.
  27. imp. & p. p. of Hote.
  28. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; - opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air.
  29. Having much heat; burning; fiery; passionate; lustful; ardent; furious; pungent; acrid; unendurable; near to the object sought for.
  30. Hotter.
  31. Hottest.
  32. Having heat: very warm: fiery: pungent: animated: ardent in temper: violent: passionate: lustful.
  33. HOTLY.
  34. HOTNESS.
  35. Having heat; very warm; ardent; pungent; fiery.
  36. Being heated; very warm; pungent; acrid; fiery.
  37. Having much heat; ardent in temper; easily excited; violent; eager; acrid; pungent; lustful.
  38. Having much heat; fiery; violent; furious; biting; pungent in taste.

Usage examples for hot

  1. Hot people are never a trouble to hot people. – Godliness by Catherine Booth
  2. She had hot tears in her eyes. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  3. I looked this way and that, the hot blood in my face, thinking to escape. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  4. They said to him: 'What, so hot, my little sir? – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  5. Rather strong, you know, and hot. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  6. I will, with pleasure, every single day when it's not too hot. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  7. She had expected to find it hot. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  8. The day was hot, and there was very little going on in the town. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham
  9. He did not come, but went down to Hog's Point, took a boat, and left that part of the country, as it had got too hot for him around there. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  10. I never knew it to be so hot so early. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  11. It won't be so hot there; it will be a little bit of the country. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  12. He rode slowly, for the day was hot. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. How hot you look, Nan! – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  14. Will it not be too hot for you? – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  15. It was as hot as we knew how to make it. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  16. Otherwise you will have to eat some of my hot teacakes. – War and the Weird by Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins
  17. Molly felt suddenly hot. – Molly Brown's Senior Days by Nell Speed
  18. " Well, things were pretty hot. – Left Guard Gilbert by Ralph Henry Barbour
  19. Round is not at all hot about it. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  20. Do not make her come into the hot room! – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
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