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hotter

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[ hot-er ]
/ ˈhɒt ər /
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verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
to vibrate up and down; shake, totter, or rattle, as a plate on a shelf.
to stammer.
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Origin of hotter

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1790–1800; <early Dutch dialect hotteren, frequentative with -er- of Middle Dutch hotten to shake; akin to hotch

Other definitions for hotter (2 of 2)

hotter2
[ hot-er ]
/ ˈhɒt ər /

adjective
comparative of hot.
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