Definition of Hot

1. Adjective. Used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning. "A hot forehead"

2. Adjective. Characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense. "The river became a raging torrent"
Exact synonyms: Raging
Similar to: Violent

3. Adjective. Extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm. "A hot argument"

4. Adjective. (color) bold and intense. "Hot pink"
Similar to: Warm

5. Adjective. Sexually excited or exciting. "Hot pants"
Similar to: Sexy
Derivative terms: Hotness

6. Adjective. Recently stolen or smuggled. "A hot car"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Illegal

7. Adjective. Very fast; capable of quick response and great speed. "A red-hot line drive"
Exact synonyms: Blistering, Red-hot
Similar to: Fast

8. Adjective. Wanted by the police. "A hot suspect"
Similar to: Wanted

9. Adjective. Producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves. "Jalapeno peppers are very hot"
Exact synonyms: Spicy
Similar to: Tasty
Derivative terms: Hotness

10. Adjective. Performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy. "He's hot tonight"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Skilled

11. Adjective. Very popular or successful. "Cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Popular

12. Adjective. Very unpleasant or even dangerous. "In hot water"
Similar to: Unpleasant

13. Adjective. Newest or most recent. "Red-hot information"
Exact synonyms: Red-hot
Similar to: New

14. Adjective. Having or bringing unusually good luck. "The dice are hot tonight"
Similar to: Lucky

15. Adjective. Very good; often used in the negative. "He's hot at math but not so hot at history"
Similar to: Good

16. Adjective. Newly made. "A hot scent"
Similar to: Fresh

17. Adjective. Having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm. "Hot for travel"
Similar to: Eager

18. Adjective. Of a seeker; very near to the object sought. "You are hot"
Similar to: Close, Near, Nigh

19. Adjective. Having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity. "A hot laboratory"
Similar to: Radioactive

20. Adjective. Charged or energized with electricity. "A live wire"
Exact synonyms: Live
Category relationships: Electricity
Similar to: Charged

21. Adjective. Marked by excited activity. "A hot week on the stock market"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Active

Definition of Hot

1. a. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; -- opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air.

Definition of Hot

1. Acronym. Hybrid orientation technique ¹

2. Acronym. High-output turbo ¹

3. Adjective. Of an object, having a high temperature. ¹

4. Adjective. Of the weather, causing the air to be hot. ¹

5. Adjective. Of a person or animal, feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort. ¹

6. Adjective. Feverish. ¹

7. Adjective. Of food, spicy. ¹

8. Adjective. (informal) Very good, remarkable, exciting. (defdate from the 19th c.) ¹

9. Adjective. Stolen. (defdate from the 20th c.) ¹

10. Adjective. (context: incomparable) Electrically charged ¹

11. Adjective. (informal) Radioactive. (defdate from the 20th c.) ¹

12. Adjective. (slang) Of a person, very physically or sexually attractive. ¹

13. Adjective. (slang) Sexual; involving sexual intercourse or sexual excitement. ¹

14. Adjective. Popular; in demand. ¹

15. Adjective. Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed. ¹

16. Adjective. Performing strongly; having repeated successes ¹

17. Adjective. Fresh; just released ¹

18. Adjective. Uncomfortable, difficult to deal with; awkward, dangerous, unpleasant. ¹

19. Adjective. Compromising ¹

20. Verb. To heat, or to become hot ¹

21. Verb. To become lively or exciting ¹

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Definition of Hot

1. having a high temperature [adj HOTTER, HOTTEST] / to heat [v HOTTED, HOTTING, HOTS] - See also: heat

Medical Definition of Hot

1. 1. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air. "A hotvenison pasty." 2. Characterised by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager. "Achilles is impatient, hot, and revengeful." (Dryden) "There was mouthing in hot haste." (Byron) 3. Lustful; lewd; lecherous. 4. Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard. Hot bed, an iron platform in a rolling mill, on which hot bars, rails, etc, are laid to cool. Hot wall, a receptacle for the hot water drawn from the condenser by the air pump. This water is returned to the boiler, being drawn from the hot well by the feed pump. In hot water (Fig), in trouble; in difficulties. Synonym: Burning, fiery, fervid, glowing, eager, animated, brisk, vehement, precipitate, violent, furious, ardent, fervent, impetuous, irascible, passionate, hasty, excitable. Origin: OE. Hot, hat, AS. Hat; akin to OS. Het, D. Heet, OHG. Heiz, G. Heiss, Icel. Heitr, Sw. Het, Dan. Heed, hed; cf. Goth. Heito fever, hais torch. Cf. Heat. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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