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
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
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
Synonym: raging
adj.
(color) bold and intense
hot pink
adj.
sexually excited or exciting
was hot for her|hot pants
adj.
recently stolen or smuggled
hot merchandise|a hot car
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
adj.
wanted by the police
a hot suspect
adj.
producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
hot salsa|jalapeno peppers are very hot|a spicy sauce|I like my chili extra spicy
Synonym: spicy
adj.
performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
a hot drummer|he's hot tonight
adj.
very popular or successful
one of the hot young talents|cabbage patch dolls were hot last season
adj.
very unpleasant or even dangerous
make it hot for him|in the hot seat|in hot water
adj.
newest or most recent
news hot off the press|red-hot information
Synonym: red-hot
adj.
having or bringing unusually good luck
hot at craps|the dice are hot tonight
adj.
very good; often used in the negative
he's hot at math but not so hot at history
adj.
newly made
a hot scent
adj.
having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
hot for travel
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of a seeker; very near to the object sought
you are hot
adj.
having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
hot fuel rods|a hot laboratory
adj.
charged or energized with electricity
a hot wire|a live wire
Synonym: live
adj.
marked by excited activity
a hot week on the stock market
Antonym: cold