adjective, hot·ter, hot·test.
- sexually aroused; lustful.
- sexy; attractive.
- (of music) emotionally intense, propulsive, and marked by aggressive attack and warm, full tone.
- (of a musician) skilled in playing hot jazz.
verb (used with or without object), hot·ted, hot·ting.
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Idioms for hot
Origin of hot
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Example sentences from the Web for hot
Fill your serving cups with hot water to keep them warm while you prepare the drink.This cocktail can keep you warm around the fire pit — and you can make it there, too|M. Carrie Allan|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Water changes states depending on its temperature—it evaporates when it’s hot, goes back to its liquid state when it cools, and, of course, you’ve heard of ice.The best ways to stop a mask from fogging up your glasses, ranked|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
Leave the potatoes in the foil and tuck them into hot coals.
Richard Nixon is president, bell-bottoms are a hot new look, and Simon & Garfunkel is playing on everyone’s radios.Remembering one of history’s greatest whale explosions|Sara Kiley Watson|November 16, 2020|Popular Science
During the interview, Filippi was preparing for a race on a searing-hot track in Berlin in the middle of a heat wave.
On the show, she was the epitome of Marilyn Monroe hotness, but subbed loud belches for breathy coos—and then laughed about it.Jenny McCarthy Twerks Out a Stellar ‘The View’ Debut|Kevin Fallon|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Pair her hotness with her salty mouth, and she will make a great comic or host in the vein of Sarah Silverman or Jenny McCarthy.
Her hotness is diminished,” the magazine says, “when she espouses dumb ideas like defunding Planned Parenthood.Hustler Magazine Sparks Rage With a Rude Image of Pundit S.E. Cupp |Abigail Pesta|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Their code word for hotness was “poise,” and a handful of women demonstrated a lot of it.
Chadron gave the order with a hotness about him, and an impatience not to be denied.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
On very rare occasions he had described it in the eyes of his dark-eyed heroines, and never without a hotness in his own.Some Persons Unknown|E. W. Hornung
The day in his hotness,The strife with the palm;The night in her silence,The stars in their calm.Lyra Heroica|Various
One is the "degree of electrification," the other, "the degree of hotness."Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
The air brings to the unacclimatised a singing in the ears, a hotness of the eyeballs, and a jumping of the heart.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for hot
adjective hotter or hottest
- very severethe police are hot on drunk drivers
- particularly skilled at or knowledgeable abouthe's hot on vintage cars
Derived forms of hothotly, adverbhotness, noun
Word Origin for hot
Idioms and Phrases with hot
In addition to the idioms beginning with hot
- hot air
- hot and bothered
- hot and heavy
- hot as blazes
- hot dog
- hot line
- hot number
- hot off the press
- hot on
- hot potato
- hot rod
- hot seat, in the
- hot stuff
- hot to trot
- hot under the collar
- hot water
- blow hot and cold
- like a cat on hot bricks
- like hot cakes
- make it hot for
- piping hot
- strike while the iron's hot