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Synonyms for hot

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  1. hotadjective

    Of a person, very physically or sexually attractive.

    That girl is hot!

    studly, handsome, hunky, lush, pretty, yummy, foxy, gorgeous, cute, beautiful, sexy, attractive, tasty, fit

  2. hotadjective



  3. hotadjective

    Of an object, having a high temperature.

    He forgot the frying pan was hot, and dropped it suddenly.


    icy, ice-cold, cold, chilly, freezing, frigid, freezing cold, chilled, glacial, cold as ice

  4. hotadjective

    Of the weather, causing the air to be hot.

    boiling hot, baking, boiling, sweltering, sultry

    cold, icy, freezing, freezing cold

  5. hotadjective

    Of a person or animal, feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort.

    boiling hot, boiling, baking

    freezing cold, freezing

  6. hotadjective


    feverish, temperature

  7. hotadjective

    Of food, spicy.

    Before moving to India, I never ate hot food. The Indians love spicy food.

    piquant, tangy, spicy

    bland, mild

  8. hotadjective

    Electrically charged

    a hot wire


    neutral, dead

  9. hotadjective



English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hot

    One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.

    animated, anxious, ardent, burning, desirous, eager, earnest, enthusiastic, fervent, glowing, impatient, impetuous, importunate, intense, intent, keen, longing, vehement, yearning, zealous

    apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved

    Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hot

    fiery, burning, fervent, glowing, pungent, violent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hotadjective

    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"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    unlucky, stale, heatless, frosty, pleasant, nonviolent, ice-cold, raw, polar, old, frore, passionless, tasteless, bleak, unsexy, unwanted, unheated, slow, icy, uncharged, nonradioactive, acold, far, stone-cold, frigid, unwarmed, cool, emotionless, legal, cutting, chilly, frigorific, cold, shivery, unskilled, gelid, refrigerated, glacial, rimy, arctic, unpopular, algid, crisp, parky, nipping, uneager, inactive, bad, rimed, refrigerating, frozen, nippy, snappy, luckless, refrigerant, wintry

  2. hot, ragingadjective

    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"

    spicy, angry, blistering, raging, red-hot, tempestuous, wild, live, furious

    tasteless, shivery, ice-cold, frore, refrigerated, refrigerant, cutting, inactive, polar, legal, parky, cold, snappy, glacial, unsexy, uncharged, arctic, frigid, stale, nonviolent, nippy, unskilled, frosty, stone-cold, nonradioactive, far, icy, algid, wintry, frigorific, rimy, frozen, bad, refrigerating, luckless, slow, crisp, uneager, unwanted, cool, unpopular, nipping, gelid, pleasant, heatless, old, raw, bleak, chilly, unwarmed, unlucky, rimed, passionless, unheated, emotionless, acold

  3. hotadjective

    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"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    uncharged, passionless, arctic, unskilled, frore, algid, icy, frozen, nonradioactive, unwarmed, glacial, chilly, crisp, cold, parky, unwanted, cool, rimed, bleak, shivery, far, unsexy, polar, frosty, unpopular, raw, acold, pleasant, rimy, nippy, unlucky, tasteless, gelid, refrigerated, refrigerant, nipping, refrigerating, frigid, slow, inactive, snappy, wintry, ice-cold, stale, luckless, uneager, frigorific, nonviolent, old, heatless, stone-cold, emotionless, legal, bad, unheated, cutting

  4. hotadjective

    (color) bold and intense

    "hot pink"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    stale, tasteless, slow, old, frigorific, refrigerated, nippy, unpopular, cool, nonviolent, nonradioactive, luckless, unheated, uneager, heatless, frosty, refrigerating, chilly, cold, unsexy, far, gelid, emotionless, ice-cold, frozen, parky, unskilled, frore, wintry, unlucky, icy, raw, unwanted, crisp, pleasant, snappy, stone-cold, shivery, arctic, inactive, bad, glacial, cutting, unwarmed, algid, bleak, passionless, acold, frigid, nipping, rimy, rimed, refrigerant, polar, uncharged, legal

  5. hotadjective

    sexually excited or exciting

    "was hot for her"; "hot pants"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    refrigerated, bleak, unsexy, refrigerating, frore, frosty, shivery, nonradioactive, slow, chilly, unwarmed, cold, inactive, unheated, glacial, polar, unwanted, icy, wintry, stale, crisp, luckless, nipping, ice-cold, parky, emotionless, snappy, rimed, stone-cold, frigid, nonviolent, algid, cutting, arctic, rimy, refrigerant, unlucky, pleasant, gelid, heatless, cool, far, acold, frigorific, unskilled, tasteless, uncharged, frozen, bad, legal, raw, passionless, unpopular, old, nippy, uneager

  6. hotadjective

    recently stolen or smuggled

    "hot merchandise"; "a hot car"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    algid, nonviolent, frosty, emotionless, luckless, snappy, arctic, slow, tasteless, rimy, stone-cold, unwarmed, bleak, passionless, refrigerant, frigorific, unheated, shivery, far, icy, rimed, parky, glacial, old, bad, unskilled, refrigerated, unpopular, ice-cold, nipping, nippy, inactive, unwanted, crisp, pleasant, frigid, gelid, cutting, raw, unsexy, cool, uncharged, cold, acold, uneager, frozen, chilly, nonradioactive, frore, stale, legal, refrigerating, wintry, polar, unlucky, heatless

  7. blistering, hot, red-hotadjective

    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"

    virulent, blistering, red-hot, sizzling, vitriolic, voluptuous, blistery, acerbic, juicy, sulphurous, caustic, live, acrid, sulfurous, raging, acid, spicy, luscious, bitter, toothsome, acerb

    frigid, raw, refrigerated, bad, stone-cold, old, uneager, polar, snappy, glacial, slow, cutting, inactive, icy, frosty, cold, luckless, ice-cold, passionless, legal, rimed, arctic, nonviolent, rimy, emotionless, stale, crisp, nonradioactive, wintry, nippy, unheated, unlucky, tasteless, far, pleasant, unsexy, refrigerant, nipping, refrigerating, frore, unwanted, bleak, cool, acold, shivery, frigorific, unskilled, unwarmed, algid, gelid, uncharged, parky, frozen, chilly, unpopular, heatless

  8. hotadjective

    wanted by the police

    "a hot suspect"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    nonradioactive, refrigerated, gelid, unwarmed, glacial, frozen, polar, acold, pleasant, rimy, nipping, bad, nonviolent, unsexy, stale, frosty, nippy, snappy, stone-cold, uneager, raw, icy, unskilled, parky, cool, refrigerating, unheated, wintry, inactive, cold, uncharged, shivery, ice-cold, frigid, unwanted, luckless, legal, tasteless, far, algid, unlucky, slow, unpopular, cutting, rimed, chilly, heatless, bleak, arctic, refrigerant, frore, crisp, passionless, frigorific, emotionless, old

  9. hot, spicyadjective

    producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves

    "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot"

    raging, naughty, live, red-hot, spicy, gamy, juicy, blue, racy, risque, savoury, gamey, piquant, blistering, savory, zesty

    parky, tasteless, refrigerating, icy, nipping, unskilled, cold, frigid, nonradioactive, chilly, unsexy, unwanted, pleasant, unheated, stale, passionless, luckless, gelid, slow, frozen, stone-cold, frosty, frigorific, uneager, frore, bad, rimy, polar, uncharged, bleak, glacial, wintry, acold, unpopular, heatless, shivery, raw, crisp, emotionless, nippy, cutting, inactive, cool, legal, ice-cold, arctic, nonviolent, unlucky, refrigerant, rimed, unwarmed, far, snappy, old, refrigerated, algid

  10. hotadjective

    performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy

    "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    cutting, frigorific, rimed, frosty, uncharged, unpopular, cold, unheated, stale, polar, refrigerated, algid, emotionless, bad, rimy, pleasant, unskilled, refrigerating, nippy, frore, slow, gelid, cool, tasteless, legal, passionless, unsexy, stone-cold, old, glacial, raw, icy, chilly, uneager, bleak, unwanted, wintry, far, unlucky, heatless, parky, ice-cold, acold, nonviolent, crisp, inactive, refrigerant, frigid, arctic, nipping, shivery, frozen, nonradioactive, unwarmed, luckless, snappy

  11. hotadjective

    very popular or successful

    "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    nipping, emotionless, bleak, snappy, acold, icy, unskilled, chilly, uncharged, cold, tasteless, arctic, inactive, unwarmed, slow, shivery, cool, pleasant, old, passionless, far, unpopular, unsexy, frozen, frore, unwanted, wintry, refrigerated, unheated, stale, glacial, polar, frosty, uneager, stone-cold, nonradioactive, nonviolent, rimed, crisp, gelid, algid, nippy, raw, ice-cold, luckless, bad, refrigerant, unlucky, frigorific, legal, refrigerating, cutting, heatless, frigid, rimy, parky

  12. hotadjective

    very unpleasant or even dangerous

    "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    stale, frosty, cutting, gelid, nonviolent, wintry, unwanted, emotionless, frozen, bad, snappy, cold, unheated, cool, frigid, acold, frigorific, refrigerant, icy, unskilled, unsexy, ice-cold, raw, luckless, refrigerated, refrigerating, old, stone-cold, crisp, glacial, bleak, unpopular, rimy, uncharged, inactive, frore, shivery, arctic, nippy, uneager, rimed, algid, far, legal, unlucky, tasteless, passionless, nonradioactive, parky, nipping, unwarmed, pleasant, slow, heatless, chilly, polar

  13. hot, red-hotadjective

    newest or most recent

    "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information"

    spicy, luscious, blistering, raging, red-hot, sizzling, toothsome, live, juicy, voluptuous

    far, cutting, wintry, cold, heatless, algid, refrigerant, unskilled, bleak, shivery, legal, unwanted, frosty, raw, unsexy, icy, chilly, glacial, frozen, unlucky, frigid, stone-cold, old, emotionless, luckless, uncharged, refrigerating, polar, frore, nipping, pleasant, arctic, nippy, unwarmed, refrigerated, gelid, acold, ice-cold, slow, parky, frigorific, passionless, nonradioactive, snappy, crisp, inactive, unheated, uneager, stale, rimy, bad, unpopular, tasteless, cool, nonviolent, rimed

  14. hotadjective

    having or bringing unusually good luck

    "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    snappy, parky, acold, nonradioactive, frore, bleak, bad, glacial, polar, frigorific, heatless, uncharged, wintry, cutting, frozen, icy, frosty, tasteless, cold, slow, unwanted, ice-cold, pleasant, unpopular, emotionless, cool, arctic, inactive, frigid, algid, old, unlucky, rimed, unsexy, passionless, luckless, nonviolent, crisp, refrigerant, refrigerating, chilly, shivery, raw, nippy, stone-cold, unskilled, gelid, far, nipping, rimy, uneager, unheated, refrigerated, legal, stale, unwarmed

  15. hotadjective

    very good; often used in the negative

    "he's hot at math but not so hot at history"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    gelid, uneager, bleak, frosty, emotionless, bad, ice-cold, icy, pleasant, shivery, far, unpopular, refrigerant, frigid, nipping, passionless, acold, unsexy, crisp, unwanted, arctic, refrigerated, unheated, frozen, algid, legal, old, parky, nonradioactive, polar, glacial, chilly, luckless, stone-cold, tasteless, uncharged, cold, unskilled, stale, unlucky, nippy, raw, slow, unwarmed, rimy, frigorific, rimed, heatless, wintry, inactive, frore, cutting, nonviolent, refrigerating, snappy, cool

  16. hotadjective

    newly made

    "a hot scent"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    ice-cold, snappy, glacial, unpopular, icy, luckless, frigorific, cold, acold, wintry, slow, polar, algid, frigid, frore, frosty, uneager, unwarmed, nippy, unlucky, unheated, pleasant, bleak, nipping, nonviolent, refrigerant, crisp, uncharged, arctic, chilly, rimy, shivery, unsexy, tasteless, passionless, frozen, cool, legal, stone-cold, inactive, old, unwanted, parky, gelid, stale, refrigerated, cutting, heatless, raw, rimed, bad, unskilled, nonradioactive, refrigerating, far, emotionless

  17. hotadjective

    having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm

    "hot for travel"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    luckless, arctic, icy, bleak, parky, rimed, cutting, stone-cold, glacial, cool, bad, inactive, frore, unwanted, frosty, frigid, slow, gelid, chilly, cold, legal, far, old, shivery, snappy, wintry, nonviolent, nipping, rimy, unlucky, stale, refrigerating, heatless, frigorific, nonradioactive, passionless, tasteless, emotionless, unheated, ice-cold, uncharged, polar, refrigerated, acold, pleasant, algid, unwarmed, crisp, nippy, unsexy, unpopular, frozen, refrigerant, raw, uneager, unskilled

  18. hotadjective

    of a seeker; very near to the object sought

    "you are hot"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    ice-cold, nipping, unwanted, old, stone-cold, cutting, pleasant, stale, icy, crisp, refrigerant, rimed, rimy, tasteless, glacial, unsexy, chilly, shivery, unheated, luckless, uncharged, frosty, far, unlucky, arctic, slow, emotionless, raw, unpopular, algid, wintry, refrigerated, frozen, frigid, parky, snappy, nonradioactive, inactive, acold, unwarmed, heatless, cool, uneager, unskilled, gelid, cold, bad, bleak, frigorific, frore, legal, passionless, polar, nonviolent, nippy, refrigerating

  19. hotadjective

    having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity

    "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    luckless, icy, frosty, unheated, uneager, rimy, refrigerated, chilly, emotionless, nonviolent, unsexy, crisp, frigid, heatless, glacial, cold, cutting, gelid, acold, ice-cold, polar, snappy, legal, refrigerating, stale, pleasant, unskilled, tasteless, passionless, frozen, nippy, unlucky, wintry, stone-cold, inactive, bad, bleak, old, nipping, cool, parky, unwanted, frore, rimed, slow, nonradioactive, raw, algid, refrigerant, arctic, unpopular, uncharged, unwarmed, far, shivery, frigorific

  20. hot, liveadjective

    charged or energized with electricity

    "a hot wire"; "a live wire"

    alive(p), live(a), bouncy, blistering, raging, springy, red-hot, unrecorded, spicy, live, lively, alive, resilient

    unlucky, heatless, frosty, frigorific, uneager, unskilled, old, unheated, icy, unsexy, tasteless, ice-cold, glacial, refrigerated, cold, nipping, unwanted, legal, gelid, algid, frore, slow, acold, bad, unpopular, pleasant, rimed, unwarmed, far, stale, crisp, chilly, raw, frigid, nippy, arctic, parky, snappy, refrigerant, stone-cold, cool, shivery, nonviolent, inactive, cutting, emotionless, luckless, refrigerating, bleak, nonradioactive, frozen, polar, uncharged, passionless, wintry, rimy

  21. hotadjective

    marked by excited activity

    "a hot week on the stock market"

    spicy, raging, red-hot, live, blistering

    icy, rimy, unpopular, uncharged, bad, parky, nipping, acold, unheated, arctic, cool, frigid, chilly, uneager, far, stone-cold, frosty, old, pleasant, cutting, cold, legal, luckless, refrigerating, snappy, glacial, frore, unskilled, bleak, nonviolent, nonradioactive, algid, emotionless, frozen, refrigerant, tasteless, wintry, heatless, gelid, frigorific, unsexy, rimed, refrigerated, unwarmed, passionless, shivery, ice-cold, unwanted, raw, polar, nippy, inactive, crisp, unlucky, stale, slow

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Editors Contribution

  1. humid

    Submitted by anonymous on April 27, 2021  
  2. scorchy

    scorch, scorching. boiling item.

    he offered willy the boiling mug of tea.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 23, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hotadjective

    burning, fiery, scalding

  2. hotadjective

    irascible, excitable, impetuous, passionate, hasty, choleric, furious

  3. hotadjective

    ardent, vehement, fervent, eager, glowing, animated, fervid, violent

  4. hotadjective

    pungent, piquant, sharp, acrid, biting, peppery, high-flavored, high-seasoned

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hotadjective

    torrid, sultry, fiery, scalding, scorching, grilling, broiling, tropical, candent, vehement, passionate, irascible, fervid, ardent, piquant, pungent, acrid, spicy

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How to use hot in a sentence?

  1. Helen Brand:

    Gucci is very hot. They made sure they have enough entry level products for Millennials like smaller bags, belts, and more than 50 % of their marketing spend is now on digital.

  2. Jay Harris:

    Think about that phrase, 'As cool as the other side of the pillow.' It's a hot, stifling night. You're having trouble sleeping. But then you think to turn the pillow over, and, Wow, it's cool, and it feels so good, well, that's who Stuart is. He is 'the other side of pillow,' the man who made sportscasting cool. God bless whoever it was who thought to rearrange the bedding at ESPN.

  3. Marcus Aurelius:

    Is any man afraid of change? What can take place without change? What then is more pleasing or more suitable to the universal nature? And can you take a hot bath unless the wood for the fire undergoes a change? And can you be nourished unless the food undergoes a change? And can anything else that is useful be accomplished without change? Do you not see then that for yourself also to change is just the same, and equally necessary for the universal nature?

  4. Scott Roxborough:

    I don't think it's his best film but it's a hot topic ... It honors the director and sends a political message at the same time.

  5. Cal Fire:

    The fire is expected to have significant activity and growth, current strategic constraints include lack of access to areas of the fire, very hot and dry weather, critical fuels and changing winds. ... In total, all evacuations impact over 12,100 citizens living in over 5,156 residences.

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