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'hot' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'hot'
1. 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
hot stove
hot water
a hot August day
a hot stuffy room
she's hot and tired
a hot forehead
2. characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
the fighting became hot and heavy
a hot engagement
3. extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm
a hot temper
a hot topic
a hot new book
a hot love affair
a hot argument
4. (color) bold and intense
hot pink
5. sexually excited or exciting
was hot for her
hot pants
6. recently stolen or smuggled
hot merchandise
a hot car
7. 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
8. wanted by the police
a hot suspect
9. being very spicy
hot salsa
jalapeƱo peppers are very hot
10. performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
a hot drummer
he's hot tonight
11. very popular or successful
one of the hot young talents
cabbage patch dolls were hot last season
12. very unpleasant or even dangerous
make it hot for him
in the hot seat
in hot water
13. newest or most recent
news hot off the press
red-hot information
14. having or bringing unusually good luck
hot at craps
the dice are hot tonight
15. very good; often used in the negative
he's hot at math but not so hot at history
16. newly made
a hot scent
17. having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
hot for travel
18. of a seeker; very near to the object sought
you are hot
19. having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
hot fuel rods
a hot laboratory
20. charged or energized with electricity
a hot wire
21. marked by excited activity
a hot week on the stock market

derived forms
1. Hot / Comparitive
2. Hot / Superlative
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