What does HOT mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hot(adj)

    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. hot, raging(adj)

    characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense

    "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent"

  3. hot(adj)

    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. hot(adj)

    (color) bold and intense

    "hot pink"

  5. hot(adj)

    sexually excited or exciting

    "was hot for her"; "hot pants"

  6. hot(adj)

    recently stolen or smuggled

    "hot merchandise"; "a hot car"

  7. blistering, hot, red-hot(adj)

    very fast; capable of quick response and great speed

    "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"

  8. hot(adj)

    wanted by the police

    "a hot suspect"

  9. hot, spicy(adj)

    producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves

    "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"

  10. hot(adj)

    performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy

    "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight"

  11. hot(adj)

    very popular or successful

    "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"

  12. hot(adj)

    very unpleasant or even dangerous

    "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water"

  13. hot, red-hot(adj)

    newest or most recent

    "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information"

  14. hot(adj)

    having or bringing unusually good luck

    "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"

  15. hot(adj)

    very good; often used in the negative

    "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"

  16. hot(adj)

    newly made

    "a hot scent"

  17. hot(adj)

    having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm

    "hot for travel"

  18. hot(adj)

    of a seeker; very near to the object sought

    "you are hot"

  19. hot(adj)

    having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity

    "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory"

  20. hot, live(adj)

    charged or energized with electricity

    "a hot wire"; "a live wire"

  21. hot(adj)

    marked by excited activity

    "a hot week on the stock market"


  1. hot(Verb)

    To heat, or to become hot

  2. hot(Verb)

    To become lively or exciting

  3. hot(Adjective)

    Of an object, having a high temperature.

    He forgot the frying pan was hot, and dropped it suddenly.

  4. hot(Adjective)

    Of the weather, causing the air to be hot.

  5. hot(Adjective)

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

  6. hot(Adjective)


  7. hot(Adjective)

    Of food, spicy.

    Before moving to India, I never ate hot food. The Indians love spicy food.

  8. hot(Adjective)

    Very good, remarkable, exciting.

    He's a hot young player, we should give him a trial.

  9. hot(Adjective)


    hot merchandise

  10. hot(Adjective)

    Electrically charged

    a hot wire

  11. hot(Adjective)


  12. hot(Adjective)

    Of a person, very physically or sexually attractive.

    That girl is hot!

  13. hot(Adjective)

    Sexual; involving sexual intercourse or sexual excitement.

  14. hot(Adjective)

    Popular; in demand.

    His new pickup is hot!

  15. hot(Adjective)

    Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed.

    Am I warm yet? uE00014463uE001 You're hot!

  16. hot(Adjective)

    Performing strongly; having repeated successes

  17. hot(Adjective)

    Fresh; just released

  18. hot(Adjective)

    Uncomfortable, difficult to deal with; awkward, dangerous, unpleasant.

  19. hot(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Hot

    of Hight

  2. Hot

    imp. & p. p. of Hote

  3. Hot

    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

  4. Hot

    characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager

  5. Hot

    lustful; lewd; lecherous

  6. Hot

    acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard

  7. Hot

    of Hote

  8. Hot

    of Hote


  1. Hot

    Hot is the debut album by British pop singer Melanie B, who is a member of the Spice Girls.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hot

    hot, adj. having heat: very warm: fiery: pungent: animated: ardent in temper: fervent: vehement: violent: passionate: lustful.—adj. Hot′-and-hot′, of food cooked and served up at once in hot dishes.—ns. Hot′bed, a glass-covered bed heated for bringing forward plants rapidly: any place favourable to rapid growth or development, as 'a hotbed of vice,' &c.; Hot′blast, a blast of heated air blown into a furnace to raise the heat.—adjs. Hot′-blood′ed, having hot blood: high-spirited: irritable; Hot′-brained, hot-headed, rash and violent.—n. Hot′-cock′les, an old game in which a person is blindfolded, and being struck, guesses who strikes him; Hot′-flue, a drying-room.—adj. Hot′-head′ed, hot in the head: having warm passions: violent: impetuous.—n. Hot′-house, a house kept hot for the rearing of tender plants: any heated chamber or drying-room, esp. that where pottery is placed before going into the kiln: (Shak.) a brothel.—adv. Hot′ly.—adj. Hot′-mouthed, headstrong.—n. Hot′ness; Hot′-pot, a dish of chopped mutton seasoned and stewed with sliced potatoes.—v.t. Hot′press, to press paper, &c., between hot plates to produce a glossy surface.—adjs. Hot′-short, brittle when heated; Hot′-spir′ited, having a fiery spirit.—n., one pressing his steed with spurs as in hot haste: a violent, rash man.—adj. Hot′-tem′pered, having a quick temper.—ns. Hot′-trod, the hot pursuit in old Border forays; Hot′-wall, a wall enclosing passages for hot air, affording warmth to fruit-trees trained against it, when needed; Hot′-well, in a condensing engine, a reservoir for the warm water drawn off from the condenser.—Hot coppers (see Copper); Hot cross-buns (see Cross); Hot foot, with speed, fast; In hot water, in a state of trouble or anxiety; Make a place too hot to hold a person, to make it impossible for him to stay there. [A.S. hát; Ger. heiss, Sw. het.]

  2. Hot

    hot, Hote, hōt (Spens.) named, called. [Pa.t. and pa.p. of hight.]

Editors Contribution

  1. hot

    Used to describe the weather between a specific temperature range defined by a meteorological service according to a specific locality, region or country relative to the climate, season and time of year of a specific day or time period.

    In Northern Ireland the people could perceive twenty two degrees as hot where as in Mexico the same temperature could be perceived as warm.

  2. hot

    Used to describe the weather between a specific temperature range defined by a meteorological service according to a specific locality, region or country relative to the climate, season and time of year of a specific day or time period.

    The weather service said it would be hot so we could prepare.

  3. hot

    A temperature range used to cook, create or heat something as per instructions for usage.

    Ovens, slow cookers and various other kitchen and manufacturing appliances and tools have a hot setting.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1191

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #840

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOT' in Adjectives Frequency: #131

Anagrams for HOT »

  1. tho, tho', thô


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOT in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Billy Wilder:

    Some Like It Hot.

  2. Jim Green:

    Asteroids are a hot topic.

  3. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    Go home and take a hot bath.

  4. Oliver Cromwell:

    Make the iron hot by striking it.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Art is a hot soup in this cold world!

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