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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!

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

  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, cold as ice, glacial, chilled, freezing cold, frigid, freezing

  4. hotadjective

    Of the weather, causing the air to be hot.

    baking, boiling, sweltering, boiling hot, sultry

    cold, icy, freezing, freezing cold

  5. hotadjective

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

    baking, boiling hot, boiling

    freezing, freezing cold

  6. hotadjective


    temperature, feverish

  7. hotadjective

    Of food, spicy.

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

    spicy, tangy, piquant

    mild, bland

  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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  1. humid

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  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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  1. The ACLU:

    While 80 percent confidence is an acceptable threshold for photos of hot dogs, chairs, animals, or other social media use cases, it wouldn’t be appropriate for identifying individuals with a reasonable level of certainty. When using facial recognition for law enforcement activities, we guide customers to set a threshold of at least 95 percent or higher.

  2. Scott Gottlieb:

    There's going to be parts of the country that get hot where there's a lot of infection.

  3. Grant Woodard:

    I think some people wanted to try to dismiss what happened here last time as a fluke, but he's still attracting very large crowds. His supporters are very red hot in their support of him.

  4. Rodrigo Luger:

    Planets around these stars can form within 10 million years, so they are around when the stars are still extremely bright, and that's not good for habitability, since these planets are going to initially be very hot, with surface temperatures in excess of 1,000 degrees 1,832 degrees Fahrenheit. When this happens, your oceans boil and your entire atmosphere becomes steam.

  5. Tuffy Stone:

    We’re very good at holding our meats hot, once they’re finished cooking, which is a challenge for barbeque restaurants.

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