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Idioms about hot

Origin of hot

before 1000; 1920–25 for def. 23; Middle English ho(o)t,Old English hāt; cognate with Dutch heet,Old Norse heitr,Swedish het,Danish hed,German heiss

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How to use hot in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hot

hot
/ (hɒt) /

adjective hotter or hottest
adverb
in a hot manner; hotly
See also hots, hot up

Derived forms of hot

hotly, adverbhotness, noun

Word Origin for hot

Old English hāt; related to Old High German heiz, Old Norse heitr, Gothic heito fever
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