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(adj.) marked by excited activity; 'a hot week on the stock market' .
(adj.) charged or energized with electricity; 'a hot wire'; 'a live wire' .
(adj.) having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; 'hot fuel rods'; 'a hot laboratory' .
(adj.) of a seeker; very near to the object sought; 'you are hot' .
(adj.) having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; 'hot for travel' .
(adj.) newly made; 'a hot scent' .
(adj.) very good; often used in the negative; 'he's hot at math but not so hot at history' .
(adj.) 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' .
(adj.) 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' .
(adj.) recently stolen or smuggled; 'hot merchandise'; 'a hot car' .
(adj.) having or bringing unusually good luck; 'hot at craps'; 'the dice are hot tonight' .
(adj.) newest or most recent; 'news hot off the press'; 'red-hot information' .
(adj.) very unpleasant or even dangerous; 'make it hot for him'; 'in the hot seat'; 'in hot water' .
(adj.) very popular or successful; 'one of the hot young talents'; 'cabbage patch dolls were hot last season' .
(adj.) sexually excited or exciting; 'was hot for her'; 'hot pants' .
(adj.) performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; 'a hot drummer'; 'he's hot tonight' .
(adj.) producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; 'hot salsa'; 'jalapeno peppers are very hot' .
(adj.) 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' .
(adj.) wanted by the police; 'a hot suspect' .
(adj.) (color) bold and intense; 'hot pink' .
Checked by Dale--From WordNet
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(-) imp. & p. p. of Hote.
(superl.) 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.
(superl.) Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.
(superl.) Lustful; lewd; lecherous.
(superl.) Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
a. . Burning, fiery, scalding.. Irascible, excitable, impetuous, passionate, hasty, choleric, furious.. Ardent, vehement, fervent, eager, glowing, animated, fervid, violent.. Pungent, piquant, sharp, acrid, biting, peppery, high-flavored, high-seasoned.
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Synonyms and Antonyms
SYN:Fiery, burning, fervent, glowing, pungent, violent,[See ARDENT]
Inputed by Andre
adj. having heat: very warm: fiery: pungent: animated: ardent in temper: fervent: vehement: violent: passionate: lustful.—adj. Hot′-and-hot′ of food cooked and served up at once in hot dishes.—ns. Hot′bed a glass-covered bed heated for bringing forward plants rapidly: any place favourable to rapid growth or development as 'a hotbed of vice ' &c.; Hot′blast a blast of heated air blown into a furnace to raise the heat.—adjs. Hot′-blood′ed having hot blood: high-spirited: irritable; Hot′-brained hot-headed rash and violent.—n. Hot′-cock′les an old game in which a person is blindfolded and being struck guesses who strikes him; Hot′-flue a drying-room.—adj. Hot′-head′ed hot in the head: having warm passions: violent: impetuous.—n. Hot′-house a house kept hot for the rearing of tender plants: any heated chamber or drying-room esp. that where pottery is placed before going into the kiln: (Shak.) a brothel.—adv. Hot′ly.—adj. Hot′-mouthed headstrong.—n. Hot′ness; Hot′-pot a dish of chopped mutton seasoned and stewed with sliced potatoes.—v.t. Hot′press to press paper &c. between hot plates to produce a glossy surface.—adjs. Hot′-short brittle when heated; Hot′-spir′ited having a fiery spirit.—n. one pressing his steed with spurs as in hot haste: a violent rash man.—adj. Hot′-tem′pered having a quick temper.—ns. Hot′-trod the hot pursuit in old Border forays; Hot′-wall a wall enclosing passages for hot air affording warmth to fruit-trees trained against it when needed; Hot′-well in a condensing engine a reservoir for the warm water drawn off from the condenser.—Hot coppers (see Copper); Hot cross-buns (see Cross); Hot foot with speed fast; In hot water in a state of trouble or anxiety; Make a place too hot to hold a person to make it impossible for him to stay there.
- Tell my servant to bring me up some hot water at half-past eight in the morning, and that I shall not want him any more to-night. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- The four sat down, to breakfast, on the coffee, and some hot rolls and ham which the Dodger had brought home in the crown of his hat. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- Heating by the circulation of hot water through pipes was also originated or revived during the 18th century, and a short time before Watt's circulation of steam. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- The water was boiling hot! Fergus Hume. The Island of Fantasy.
- I've spoilt her, said he, taking her from me with good humour, and kissing her little hot face and burning lips. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- And hotter, too, the soldier who was cooking said. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- It isn't a bit hotter here than in Mrs. Van Osburgh's conservatory--and some of the women are not a bit uglier. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.
- He steered straight for Mrs Plornish's end of Bleeding Heart Yard, and arrived there, at the top of the steps, hotter than ever. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- She was thinner, her eyes were perhaps hotter, more disintegrated. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- I tried to calm him, that we might come to something rational; but he got hotter and hotter, and wouldn't hear a word. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- A narrow valley in California, called Death Valley, between the Panamint and Funeral Mountains, is considered the dryest and hottest place in the United States. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- The name was applied by the ancients to a period of about forty days, the hottest season of the year, at the time of the rising of Sirius, the dog-star. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- I believe, if some of you were thrown into Nebuchadnezzar's hottest furnace you would issue forth untraversed by the smell of fire. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- There was a trembling all through her, as in live coal when its vivid vermilion is hottest. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- The hottest suns of India never heated his temper; and the Walcheren ague never shook it. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.