Definition of Hot


  • marked by excited activity
    "a hot week on the stock market"
  • charged or energized with electricity
    "a hot wire"
    "a live wire"
  • having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
    "hot fuel rods"
    "a hot laboratory"
  • of a seeker
    very near to the object sought
    "you are hot"
  • having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
    "hot for travel"
  • newly made
    "a hot scent"
  • very good
    often used in the negative
    "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"
  • having or bringing unusually good luck
    "hot at craps"
    "the dice are hot tonight"
  • newest or most recent
    "news hot off the press"
    "red-hot information"
    - red hot
  • very unpleasant or even dangerous
    "make it hot for him"
    "in the hot seat"
    "in hot water"
  • very popular or successful
    "one of the hot young talents"
    "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
  • performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
    "a hot drummer"
    "he's hot tonight"
  • producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
    "hot salsa"
    "jalapeno peppers are very hot"
  • wanted by the police
    "a hot suspect"
  • 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"
    - red hot
  • recently stolen or smuggled
    "hot merchandise"
    "a hot car"
  • sexually excited or exciting
    "was hot for her"
    "hot pants"
  • (color) bold and intense
    "hot pink"
  • 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"
  • 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"
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble hot

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