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hot

adjective

1 hot

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.

Roget 439: orange; ochreous; orange-colored, gold-colored, flame-colored, copper-colored, brass-colored, apricot-colored; warm, hot, glowing.   

Roget 434: red etc. n., reddish; rufous, ruddy, florid, incarnadine, sanguine; rosy, roseate; blowzy, blowed; burnt; ... show more

Roget 374a: sexy, erotic, sexual, carnal, sensual.    hot, horny, randy, rutting; passionate, lusty, hot-blooded, libidinous; up, ... show more

Roget 901: irascible; bad-tempered, ill-tempered; irritable, susceptible; excitable etc. 825; thin-skinned etc. (sensitive) 822; fretful, ... show more

Polish: gorÄ…cy



2 hot

Characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense:
— The fighting became hot and heavy.
— A hot engagement.

synonym: raging.

Roget 824: excited etc. v.; wrought up, up the qui vive [Fr.], astir, sparkling; in a quiver etc. 821, in a fever, in a ferment, in a blaze, ... show more

Roget 173: violent, vehement; warm; acute, sharp; rough, rude, ungentle, bluff, boisterous, wild; brusque, abrupt, ... show more

3 hot

Extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm.

4 hot

color Bold and intense.

5 hot

Sexually excited or exciting.

6 hot

Recently stolen or smuggled.

7 hot

Very fast; capable of quick response and great speed:
— A hot sports car.
— Got off to a hot start.
— In hot pursuit.
— A red-hot line drive.

synonyms: blistering, red-hot.

8 hot

Wanted by the police.

9 hot

Producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves:
— Hot salsa.
— Jalapeno peppers are very hot.

synonym: spicy.

Roget 392: pungent, strong; high-, full-flavored; high-tasted, high-seasoned; gamy, sharp, stinging, rough, piquant, racy; biting, mordant; ... show more

10 hot

Performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy.

11 hot

Very popular or successful.

12 hot

Very unpleasant or even dangerous.

13 hot

Newest or most recent:
— News hot off the press.
— Red-hot information.

synonym: red-hot.

14 hot

Having or bringing unusually good luck.

15 hot

Very good; often used in the negative.

16 hot

Newly made.

17 hot

Having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm.

18 hot

Of a seeker; very near to the object sought.

19 hot

Having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity.

20 hot

Charged or energized with electricity:
— A hot wire.

synonym: live.

Roget 382: hot, warm, mild, genial, tepid, lukewarm, unfrozen; thermal, thermic; calorific; fervent, fervid; ardent; ... show more

21 hot

Marked by excited activity.


Moby thesaurus: OK, Titian, Titian-red, abandoned, ablaze, ace-high, activated, afire, animal, ape about, aphrodisiomaniacal, approaching, approximate, approximating, ardent, arm-in-arm, autoluminescent, bad, baking, bang-up ... show more.

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