hot

hot ADJECTIVE (hotter, hottest) 1) having a high temperature. 2) feeling or producing an uncomfortable sensation of heat. 3) feeling or showing intense excitement, anger, lust, or other emotion. 4) currently popular, fashionable, or interesting. 5) informal (of goods) stolen and difficult to dispose of because easily identifiable. 6) (often hot on) informal very knowledgeable or skilful. 7) (hot on) informal strict about.
VERB (hotted, hotting) (hot up) Brit. informal become or make more intense or exciting.
go hot and cold — Cf. ↑go hot and cold
have the hots for — Cf. ↑have the hots for
hot under the collar — Cf. ↑hot under the collar
in hot water — Cf. ↑in hot water
make it (or things) hot for — Cf. ↑make things hot for
DERIVATIVES hotly adverb hotness noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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