Definitions of hot:
  • 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
    Example: "Hot stove"
  • adjective:   extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm
    Example: "A hot temper"
  • adjective:   recently stolen or smuggled
    Example: "Hot merchandise"
  • adjective:   having or bringing unusually good luck
    Example: "Hot at craps"
  • adjective:   newest or most recent
    Example: "News hot off the press"
  • adjective:   very unpleasant or even dangerous
    Example: "Make it hot for him"
  • adjective:   very popular or successful
    Example: "One of the hot young talents"
  • adjective:   sexually excited or exciting
    Example: "Was hot for her"
  • adjective:   performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
    Example: "A hot drummer"
  • adjective:   characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    Example: "The fighting became hot and heavy"
  • adjective:   wanted by the police
    Example: "A hot suspect"
  • adjective:   (color) bold and intense
    Example: "Hot pink"
  • adjective:   marked by excited activity
    Example: "A hot week on the stock market"
  • adjective:   charged or energized with electricity
    Example: "A hot wire"
  • adjective:   having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
    Example: "Hot fuel rods"
  • adjective:   having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
    Example: "Hot for travel"
  • adjective:   capable of quick response and great speed
    Example: "A hot sports car"
  • adjective:   newly made
    Example: "A hot scent"
  • adjective:   very good; often used in the negative
    Example: "He's hot at math but not so hot at history"
  • adjective:   having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers
    Example: "Hot peppers"
  • adjective:   of a seeker; near to the object sought
    Example: "Hot on the trail"
  • adjective:   very fast
    Example: "Got off to a hot start"

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