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red-hot

[ adjective red-hot; noun red-hot ]
/ adjective ˈrɛdˈhɒt; noun ˈrɛdˌhɒt /
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adjective

noun

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Origin of red-hot

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75
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British Dictionary definitions for red-hot

red-hot

adjective

(esp of metal) heated to the temperature at which it glows rediron is red-hot at about 500°C
extremely hotthe stove is red-hot, so don't touch it
keen, excited, or eager; enthusiastic
furious; violentred-hot anger
very recent or topicalred-hot information
Australian slang extreme, unreasonable, or unfairthe charges are red-hot
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