hot

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. heated (see heat); peppery, biting. See taste, excitability, pungency.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Having a high temperature]
Syn. torrid, burning, fiery, flaming, blazing, very warm, feverish, baking, roasting, smoking, scorching, blistering, searing, sizzling, tropical, warm, calescent, broiling, igneous, red-hot, grilling, piping-hot, white-hot, scalding, parching, sultry, on fire, at high temperature, incandescent, ovenlike, smoldering, thermal, calid, toasting, simmering, thermogenic, recalescent, decalescent, blazing hot*, boiling hot*, like an oven*, hotter than blazes*; see also boiling , cooking 1 , heated 1 , molten .
Ant. cold*, frigid, chilly.
2. [Close]
Syn. sultry, humid, stuffy; see close 5 .
3. [Eager]
Syn. ardent, passionate, distracted; see enthusiastic 2 , 3 , excited .
4. [Aroused]
Syn. furious, ill-tempered, indignant; see angry .
5. [*Erotic]
Syn. spicy, salacious, horny, carnal; see lascivious 2 , lewd 1 , 2 , sensual .
get hot*,
Syn. become excited or enthusiastic, burn with fervor, burn with anger, rave; see rage 1 .
make it hot for*,
Syn. create discomfort for, cause trouble for, vex; see disturb 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. torrid blazing, fiery, burning, scorching, steaming, boiling, blistering, roasting, sweltering, feverish, sizzling, sultry, tropical.
2.spicy peppery, sharp, biting, burning, piquant, zesty, pungent.
3. passionate ardent, fiery, intense, fervent, vehement, impassioned, angry, raging, furious, violent. 4. aroused sexually *horny, lustful, lascivious, salacious, libidinous, randy.
5. new and popular trendy, fresh, in vogue.
ANT.: 1. cold, wintry, frigid. 2. bland, mild. 3. indifferent, apathetic, lukewarm. 4. turned off, repulsed, cold
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Marked by much heat: ardent, baking, blistering, boiling, broiling, burning, fiery, heated, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, sizzling, sultry, sweltering, torrid. See HOT. 2. Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable: febrific, febrile, feverish, hectic, pyretic. See HOT. 3. Informal Of great current interest: live2, red-hot. See EXCITE. 4. Slang. Particularly excellent: divine, fabulous, fantastic, fantastical, glorious, marvelous, sensational, splendid, superb, terrific, wonderful. Informal: dandy, dreamy, great, ripping, super, swell, tremendous. Slang: cool, groovy, keen1, neat, nifty. Idiom: out of this world. See GOOD.

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