HyperDic: hot

English > 21 senses of the word hot:
ADJECTIVEallhotused of physical heat / heat
allhot, ragingcharacterized by violent and forceful activity or movement
allhotextended meanings
allhot(color) bold and intense
allhotsexually excited or exciting
allhotrecently stolen or smuggled
allhot, blistering, red-hotvery fast
allhotwanted by the police
allhot, spicyproducing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
allhotperformed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
allhotvery popular or successful
allhotvery unpleasant or even dangerous
allhot, red-hotnewest or most recent
allhothaving or bringing unusually good luck
allhotvery good
allhotnewly made
allhothaving or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
allhotof a seeker
allhothaving or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
allhot, livecharged or energized with electricity
allhotmarked by excited activity
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English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of physical heat / heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat / heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning.
Examples
  • "hot stove"
  • "hot water"
  • "a hot August day"
  • "a hot stuffy room"
  • "she's hot and tired"
  • "a hot forehead"
Attribute oftemperatureThe degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment / environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
Narrowerbaking, baking hotAs hot as if in an oven
blistering, blisteryHot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters
calefacient, warmingproducing the sensation of heat when applied to the body
calefactory, calefactiveServing to heat / heat
calorifacientproducing heat
calorificheat-generating
fervent, fervidExtremely hot
fiery, igneouslike or suggestive of fire
heatablecapable of becoming hot
heated, heated up, het, het upmade warm or hot ('het' is a dialectal variant of 'heated')
hottishSomewhat hot
overheatedheated beyond a safe or desirable point
red-hotglowing red with heat / heat
scorchingHot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface
sizzlingHot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound
sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurousCharacterized by oppressive heat / heat / heat and humidity
sweltering, sweltryexcessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness
thermalCaused by or designed to retain heat / heat
torridExtremely hot
tropical, tropicOf weather or climate
white, white-hotglowing white with heat
See alsowarmHaving or producing a comfortable / comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
OppositecoldHaving a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration
Spanishcálido, caliente, caluroso, muy caliente, tibio
Catalancalent, calorós
Nounshotnessthe presence of heat
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense.
Examples
  • "the fighting became hot and heavy"
  • "a hot engagement"
Synonymraging
BroaderviolentActing with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 3
MeaningExtended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm.
Examples
  • "a hot temper"
  • "a hot topic"
  • "a hot new book"
  • "a hot love affair"
  • "a hot argument"
Attribute ofemotionality, emotionalismemotional nature or quality
Narrowerfiery, flamingVery intense
heatedmarked by emotional heat
red-hot, sizzlingCharacterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement
sensual, sultrysexually exciting or gratifying
torridemotionally charged and vigorously energetic
white-hotintensely zealous or fervid
See alsopassionateHaving or expressing strong emotions
OppositecoldExtended meanings
Spanishcálido
Adverbshotlyin a heated manner
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 4
Meaning(color) bold and intense.
Example"hot pink"
Broaderwarm(color) inducing the impression of warmth
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 5
Meaningsexually excited or exciting.
Examples
  • "was hot for her"
  • "hot pants"
Broadersexymarked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
Nounshotnessa state of sexual arousal
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 6
Meaningrecently stolen or smuggled.
Examples
  • "hot merchandise"
  • "a hot car"
Broaderillegalprohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
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MeaningVery fast; capable of quick response and great speed.
Examples
  • "a hot sports car"
  • "got off to a hot start"
  • "in hot pursuit"
  • "a red-hot line drive"
Synonymsblistering, red-hot
BroaderfastActing or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 8
MeaningWanted by the police.
Example"a hot suspect"
Broaderwanteddesired or wished for or sought
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 9
MeaningProducing a burning sensation on the taste nerves.
Examples
  • "hot salsa"
  • "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
Synonymspicy
Broadertastypleasing to the sense of taste
Spanishpicante
Nounshotnessa hot spiciness
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 10
MeaningPerformed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy.
Examples
  • "a hot drummer"
  • "he's hot tonight"
BroaderskilledHaving or showing or requiring special skill
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 11
MeaningVery popular or successful.
Examples
  • "one of the hot young talents"
  • "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
BroaderpopularRegarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 12
MeaningVery unpleasant or even dangerous.
Examples
  • "make it hot for him"
  • "in the hot seat"
  • "in hot water"
BroaderunpleasantDisagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 13
MeaningNewest or most recent.
Examples
  • "news hot off the press"
  • "red-hot information"
Synonymred-hot
Broadernewnot of long duration
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 14
MeaningHaving or bringing unusually good luck.
Examples
  • "hot at craps"
  • "the dice are hot tonight"
BroaderluckyHaving or bringing good fortune
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 15
MeaningVery good; often used in the negative.
Example"he's hot at math but not so hot at history"
BroadergoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 16
Meaningnewly made.
Example"a hot scent"
Broaderfreshrecently made, produced, or harvested
Spanishfresco
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 17
MeaningHaving or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm.
Example"hot for travel"
BroadereagerHaving or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 18
MeaningOf a seeker; very near to the object / object sought.
Example"you are hot"
Broadernear, close, nighnot far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 19
MeaningHaving or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity.
Examples
  • "hot fuel rods"
  • "a hot laboratory"
BroaderradioactiveExhibiting or caused by radioactivity
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 20
MeaningCharged or energized with electricity.
Example"a hot wire"
Synonymlive
CategoryelectricityA physical phenomenon associated with stationary or moving electrons and protons
BroaderchargedOf a particle or body or system
Spanishvivo
English > hot: 21 senses > adjective 21
Meaningmarked by excited activity.
Example"a hot week on the stock market"
BroaderactiveCharacterized by energetic / energetic activity
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishajetreado

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