Synonyms of hot
- 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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