An example of hot is a 90 degree day.
An example of hot is the latest fashion style.
Hot on the trail.
Hot peppers; a hot curry.
Foods that are best eaten hot.
- Impetuous; fiery; excitable.A hot temper.
- Violent; raging; angry.A hot battle, hot words.
- Full of enthusiasm; eagerly intent; ardent.
- Inflamed with sexual desire; lustful.
- Very controversial.
- Very lucky or effective.A hot streak in gambling.
- Electrically charged, esp. with a current of high voltage.A hot wire.
- Highly radioactive.
- Recently issued or announced.hot news.
- Just arrived.hot from the front.
- Fresh; clear; intense; strong.A hot scent.
- Recent and from an inside source.A hot tip.
- Currently very popular.A hot recording.
A hot forehead.
I'm not so hot at math.
Told a hot one about the neighbors' dog.
- In a state of agitated excitement; flustered:.All hot and bothered before the opening performance.
- Passionate or intense:.Interest in the new stock was hot and heavy.
- Characterized by or engaging in amorous or sexual activity.
- Sexually avid; lascivious.
- Ready and willing; eager.
- To make things uncomfortable or dangerous for:.Don't make it hot for yourself by needlessly finding fault.
- Flustered, excited, etc.
- Extremely angry or provoked.
- To make things troublesome and uncomfortable for.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of hot
- Middle English from Old English hāt kai- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition