- having a high degree of heat or a high temperature；feeling or producing an uncomfortable sensation of heat
- become or make hot；become or make more active, lively, or exciting
- 1. having a high degree of heat or a high temperature it was hot inside the hall 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ feeling or producing an uncomfortable sensation of heat she felt hot and her throat was parched 同義詞
- ▪ (of food or drink) prepared by heating and served without cooling this soup is equally good hot or cold 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ informal (of an electric circuit) at a high voltage; live.
- ▪ informal radioactive.
- 2. (of food) containing or consisting of pungent spices or peppers which produce a burning sensation when tasted a very hot dish cooked with green chili 同義詞 反義詞
- 3. passionately enthusiastic, eager, or excited the idea had been nurtured in his hot imagination 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ lustful, amorous, or erotic steamy bed scenes that may be too hot for young fans
- ▪ (of music, especially jazz) strongly rhythmical and excitingly played hot salsa and lambada dancing
- 4. informal involving much activity, debate, or intense feeling the environment has become a very hot issue 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (especially of news) fresh or recent and therefore of great interest have I got some hot gossip for you! 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ currently popular, fashionable, or in demand they know the hottest dance moves 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a person) sexually attractive airports are packed full of hot singles and potential partners
- ▪ (of the scent) fresh and strong, indicating that the quarry has passed recently.
- ▪ (in children's games) very close to finding or guessing something.
- 5. informal knowledgeable or skillful Tony is very hot on local history 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ good; promising this is not so hot for business
- ▪ considering (something) as very important; strict about local customs officers are hot on confiscations
- 6. informal difficult to deal with he found my story simply too hot to handle
- ▪ (of goods) stolen and difficult to dispose of because easily identifiable. 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a person) wanted by the police.
- 1. British informal become or make hot he hotted up the flask in Daisy's hand
- ▪ British informal become or make more active, lively, or exciting the championship contest hotted up