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Adjective hot has 22 senses
  1. hot - 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"
    cold, acold, algid, arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar, bleak, cutting, raw, crisp, nipping, nippy, snappy, parky, frigorific, frore, frosty, rimed, rimy, ice-cold, refrigerant, refrigerating, shivery, stone-cold, unheated, unwarmed, heatless, refrigerated
  2. hot, raging - 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"
    Antonym: nonviolent (indirect, via violent)
  3. hot - 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"
    cold, emotionless, passionless, frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry
  4. hot - (color) bold and intense; "hot pink"
    cool (indirect, via warm)
  5. hot - sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants"
    unsexy (indirect, via sexy)
  6. hot - recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car"
    legal (indirect, via illegal)
  7. blistering, hot, red-hot - very fast; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive"
    Antonym: slow (indirect, via fast)
  8. hot - wanted by the police; "a hot suspect"
    unwanted (indirect, via wanted)
  9. hot - performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight"
    unskilled (indirect, via skilled)
  10. gingery, hot, peppery, spicy - having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers; "gingery Chinese food"; "hot peppers"; "hot curry"; "corn chips with peppery salsa"; "spicy tomato sauce"
    Antonym: bland (indirect, via pungent)
  11. hot - very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"
    unpopular (indirect, via popular)
  12. hot - very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water"
    pleasant (indirect, via unpleasant)
  13. hot, red-hot - newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information"
    Antonym: old (indirect, via new)
  14. hot - having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"
    unlucky, luckless (indirect, via lucky)
  15. hot - very good; often used in the negative; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"
    bad (indirect, via good)
  16. hot - newly made; "a hot scent"
    stale (indirect, via fresh)
  17. hot - capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"
    slow (indirect, via fast)
  18. hot - having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel"
    uneager (indirect, via eager)
  19. warm, hot - of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you're getting warm"; "hot on the trail"
    Antonym: far (indirect, via near)
  20. hot - having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory"
    nonradioactive (indirect, via radioactive)
  21. hot, live - charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire"
    Antonym: uncharged (indirect, via charged)
  22. hot - marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market"
    inactive (indirect, via active)
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