Adjective


1. hot (vs. cold), baking, baking hot, blistering, blistery, calefacient, warming, calefactory, calefactive, calorifacient, calorific, fervent, fervid, fiery, igneous, heatable, heated, heated up, het, het up, hottish, overheated, red-hot, scorching, sizzling, sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous, sweltering, sweltry, thermal, torrid, tropical, tropic, white, white-hot, warm

usage: 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, violent (vs. nonviolent)

usage: 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 (vs. cold), fiery, flaming, heated, red-hot, sizzling, sensual, sultry, torrid, white-hot, passionate

usage: 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, warm (vs. cool)

usage: (color) bold and intense; "hot pink"

5. hot, sexy (vs. unsexy)

usage: sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants"

6. hot, illegal (vs. legal)

usage: recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car"

7. blistering, hot, red-hot, fast (vs. slow)

usage: 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, wanted (vs. unwanted)

usage: wanted by the police; "a hot suspect"

9. hot, spicy, tasty (vs. tasteless)

usage: producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"

10. hot, skilled (vs. unskilled)

usage: performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight"

11. hot, popular (vs. unpopular)

usage: very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"

12. hot, unpleasant (vs. pleasant)

usage: very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water"

13. hot, red-hot, new (vs. old)

usage: newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information"

14. hot, lucky (vs. unlucky)

usage: having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"

15. hot, good (vs. bad)

usage: very good; often used in the negative; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"

16. hot, fresh (vs. stale)

usage: newly made; "a hot scent"

17. hot, eager (vs. uneager)

usage: having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel"

18. hot, near (vs. far), close, nigh

usage: of a seeker; very near to the object sought; "you are hot"

19. hot, radioactive (vs. nonradioactive)

usage: having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory"

20. hot, live, charged (vs. uncharged)

usage: charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"

21. hot, active (vs. inactive)

usage: marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market"

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