hot

adj.
1 of the weather
VERBS
be
become, get, grow, turn

The sun shone fiercely down and it grew hotter and hotter.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
baking (esp. BrE), blazing, boiling, exceptionally, extremely, incredibly, intensely, oppressively, really, scorching, stiflingly, swelteringly, unbearably, uncomfortably, unusually

a boiling hot summer day

It was unbearably hot in the car.

a little, slightly, etc.

This weather's a little hot for me.

2 of a person
VERBS
be, feel, look

Don't you feel hot so close to the fire?

get, grow, turn

She was beginning to get uncomfortably hot.

His face grew hot at the memory of his embarrassment.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
boiling, burning, uncomfortably

I was boiling hot and sweaty.

His forehead was burning hot.

a little, slightly, etc.
3 of a thing
VERBS
be, feel, look, seem
get
keep, stay

The food should stay hot until we're ready to eat.

keep sth

The containers keep the food hot for five hours.

eat sth, serve sth

Serve hot or cold accompanied by bread and a salad.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

Wash the tablecloth in fairly hot soapy water.

scalding
piping, sizzling, steaming (all used about food)

a bowl of piping hot soup

Make sure the fat is sizzling hot.

a little, slightly, etc.
moderately

Bake in a moderately hot oven.

enough

The ground was hot enough to fry an egg.

4 spicy
VERBS
be, taste
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

I love really hot food.

That was a pretty hot curry!

a little, slightly, etc.
Hot is used with these nouns: ↑afternoon, ↑air, ↑ash, ↑bath, ↑biscuit, ↑blast, ↑blood, ↑breakfast, ↑breath, ↑broiler, ↑cheek, ↑chilli, ↑chocolate, ↑cider, ↑cinder, ↑climate, ↑coal, ↑coffee, ↑commodity, ↑country, ↑cup, ↑curry, ↑date, ↑day, ↑desert, ↑destination, ↑dish, ↑drink, ↑fat, ↑favourite, ↑fire, ↑flame, ↑flash, ↑flush, ↑food, ↑furnace, ↑gas, ↑glare, ↑grill, ↑guy, ↑iron, ↑key, ↑lunch, ↑meal, ↑metal, ↑milk, ↑month, ↑mouth, ↑mug, ↑mustard, ↑news, ↑nightclub, ↑oven, ↑pan, ↑pepper, ↑pink, ↑prospect, ↑restaurant, ↑room, ↑sand, ↑sauce, ↑sensation, ↑sex, ↑show, ↑shower, ↑snack, ↑soup, ↑spell, ↑spot, ↑spring, ↑starter, ↑steam, ↑sting, ↑stove, ↑streak, ↑summer, ↑sun, ↑sunlight, ↑sunshine, ↑supper, ↑tap, ↑tea, ↑tear, ↑temper, ↑temperature, ↑tip, ↑topic, ↑towel, ↑tub, ↑water, ↑weather

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