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hotter

1

[ hot-er ]

verb (used without object)

, Scot. and North England.
  1. to vibrate up and down; shake, totter, or rattle, as a plate on a shelf.
  2. to stammer.


hotter

2

[ hot-er ]

adjective

  1. comparative of hot.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of hotter1

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

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Example Sentences

Aside from my immediate sadness in reading about it, I felt something else rising to the surface — my ears started to ring, my hands trembled, my face grew hotter, my heart began to race so fast I had to take deep breaths to steady myself.

From Vox

Finding that ideal temperature for you may take a while, especially if you run hotter or colder than most people.

Instead, buildings rely on air conditioning, which makes outdoor temperatures even hotter.

The Fed, as we now know, will let inflation of more than 2% run hotter than normal.

From Fortune

Most are thousands of degrees hotter than your kitchen’s oven.

The confusing thing, however, is Lopez has never been hotter.

Comic book heroes are even hotter—Spiderman and Batman probably earn more money nowadays than Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

Or this: the right-hand side of the body is more honorable and therefore hotter than the left.

In the summer and in hotter regions, they provide shade for parked cars, preventing them from getting too hot.

And yet the subtle and overt use, the constant and consistence presence of sex, is hotter to me than some XXX-rated flicks.

The Congregationalists had no hotter adherents than they, nor none who entered the conflict with more bitterness of spirit.

Sebastian's warnings—twanging the same old string—only made his rage the hotter.

Susannah, goaded into direct speech by what seemed to her his wilful slowness, answered with the blood still hotter in her cheeks.

As time wore on and the enemy fire grew hotter, a Roman Catholic chaplain reached the side of the sergeant.

This warning probably filled the Throne with even more and hotter indignation than that which seethed in the Foreign Devils.

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