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.
SYNONYMS FOR hot
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Idioms for hot
Origin of hot
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Example sentences from the Web for hot
Here’s a hot opportunity — each exhibiting startup gets five minutes to pitch live to Session attendees.48 hours left to save on tickets to TC Sessions: Space 2020|Alexandra Ames|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
Regular washing in hot water is also necessary, says Raina MacIntyre, a mask researcher at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing. Here’s what it will take to gain control|Tina Hesman Saey|November 11, 2020|Science News
Cam Newton, Rivera’s former starter with Carolina, is 31 and has struggled since a hot start with New England.Washington football notes: Run-stop struggles, and the future at quarterback|Sam Fortier|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
With both the hot-melt and liquid fillers, cracks shouldn’t be deeper than ½ inch.Why is it so expensive to patch an asphalt driveway?|Jeanne Huber|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Not far away, just beyond the boundary of the red-zone hot spot, an older woman in a mask walked her dog.New York’s block-by-block lockdowns are curbing covid-19. But residents aren’t pleased.|Ben Guarino|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
The cook gave me a bottle of gooseberry wine; which she said might do as well if hotted up.Johnny Ludlow. First Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
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