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Synonyms for (adjective) hot

Synonyms: hot Definition: marked by excited activity Usage: a hot week on the stock market

Similar words: active Definition: characterized by energetic activity Usage: an active toddler; active as a gazelle; an active man is a man of action

Synonyms: live, hot Definition: charged or energized with electricity Usage: a hot wire; a live wire

Similar words: charged Definition: of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge Usage: charged particles; a charged battery

Synonyms: hot Definition: having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity Usage: hot fuel rods; a hot laboratory

Similar words: radioactive Definition: exhibiting or caused by radioactivity Usage: radioactive isotope; radioactive decay; radioactive fallout

Synonyms: hot Definition: of a seeker; very near to the object sought Usage: you are hot

Similar words: near, nigh, close Definition: not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances Usage: near neighbors; in the near future; they are near equals; his nearest approach to success; a very near thing; a near hit by the bomb; she was near tears; she was close to tears; had a close call

Synonyms: hot Definition: having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm Usage: hot for travel

Similar words: eager Definition: having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy Usage: eager to learn; eager to travel abroad; eager for success; eager helpers; an eager look

Synonyms: red-hot, hot, blistering Definition: very fast; capable of quick response and great speed Usage: a hot sports car; a blistering pace; got off to a hot start; in hot pursuit; a red-hot line drive

Similar words: fast Definition: acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly Usage: fast film; on the fast track in school; set a fast pace; a fast car

Synonyms: hot Definition: newly made Usage: a hot scent

Similar words: fresh Definition: recently made, produced, or harvested Usage: fresh bread; a fresh scent; fresh lettuce

Synonyms: hot Definition: very good; often used in the negative Usage: he's hot at math but not so hot at history

Similar words: good Definition: having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified Usage: good news from the hospital; a good report card; when she was good she was very very good; a good knife is one good for cutting; this stump will make a good picnic table; a good check; a good joke; a good exterior paint; a good secretary; a good dress for the office

Synonyms: hot Definition: 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 Usage: hot stove; hot water; a hot August day; a hot stuffy room; she's hot and tired; a hot forehead

Similar words: baking, baking hot Definition: as hot as if in an oven

Similar words: blistering, blistery Definition: hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters Usage: blistering sun

Similar words: calefacient, warming Definition: producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body Usage: a mustard plaster is calefacient

Similar words: calefactive, calefactory Definition: serving to heat Usage: a heating pad is calefactory

Similar words: calorifacient Definition: producing heat; usually used of foods Usage: calorifacient chili peppers

Similar words: calorific Definition: heat-generating Usage: the calorific properties of fuels

Similar words: fervent, fervid Definition: extremely hot Usage: the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems- Nathaniel Hawthorne; set out...when the fervid heat subsides- Frances Trollope

Similar words: fiery, igneous Definition: like or suggestive of fire Usage: a fiery desert wind; an igneous desert atmosphere

Similar words: heatable Definition: capable of becoming hot Usage: the heatable tip of a soldering iron

Similar words: heated, heated up, het, het up Definition: made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated') Usage: a heated swimming pool; wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana; he was all het up and sweaty

Similar words: hottish Definition: somewhat hot

Similar words: overheated Definition: heated beyond a safe or desirable point Usage: the child became overheated; overheated metal

Similar words: red-hot Definition: glowing red with heat

Similar words: scorching Definition: hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface Usage: scorching heat

Similar words: sizzling Definition: hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound Usage: a sizzling steak; a sizzling spell of weather

Similar words: stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous, sultry Definition: characterized by oppressive heat and humidity Usage: the summer was sultry and oppressive; the stifling atmosphere; the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm

Similar words: sweltering, sweltry Definition: excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness Usage: a sweltering room; sweltering athletes

Similar words: thermal Definition: caused by or designed to retain heat Usage: a thermal burn; thermal underwear

Similar words: torrid Definition: extremely hot Usage: the torrid noonday sun; sultry sands of the dessert

Similar words: tropic, tropical Definition: of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics Usage: tropical weather

Similar words: white, white-hot Definition: glowing white with heat Usage: white flames; a white-hot center of the fire

Synonyms: hot Definition: extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm Usage: a hot temper; a hot topic; a hot new book; a hot love affair; a hot argument

Similar words: fiery, flaming Definition: very intense Usage: a fiery temper; flaming passions

Similar words: heated Definition: marked by emotional heat; vehement Usage: a heated argument

Similar words: sizzling, red-hot Definition: characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement Usage: a red-hot speech; sizzling political issues

Similar words: sultry, sensual Definition: sexually exciting or gratifying Usage: sensual excesses; a sultry look; a sultry dance

Similar words: torrid Definition: emotionally charged and vigorously energetic Usage: a torrid dance; torrid jazz bands; hot trumpets and torrid rhythms

Similar words: white-hot Definition: intensely zealous or fervid Usage: fierce white-hot loyalty

Synonyms: hot Definition: recently stolen or smuggled Usage: hot merchandise; a hot car

Similar words: illegal Definition: prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules Usage: an illegal chess move

Synonyms: hot Definition: having or bringing unusually good luck Usage: hot at craps; the dice are hot tonight

Similar words: lucky Definition: having or bringing good fortune Usage: my lucky day; a lucky man

Synonyms: hot, red-hot Definition: newest or most recent Usage: news hot off the press; red-hot information

Similar words: new Definition: not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered Usage: a new law; new cars; a new comet; a new friend; a new year; the New World

Synonyms: hot Definition: very unpleasant or even dangerous Usage: make it hot for him; in the hot seat; in hot water

Similar words: unpleasant Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors

Synonyms: hot Definition: very popular or successful Usage: one of the hot young talents; cabbage patch dolls were hot last season

Similar words: popular Definition: regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public Usage: a popular tourist attraction; a popular girl; cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular

Synonyms: hot Definition: sexually excited or exciting Usage: was hot for her; hot pants

Similar words: sexy Definition: marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest Usage: feeling sexy; sexy clothes; sexy poses; a sexy book; sexy jokes

Synonyms: hot Definition: performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy Usage: a hot drummer; he's hot tonight

Similar words: skilled Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade

Synonyms: hot, spicy Definition: producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves Usage: hot salsa; jalapeno peppers are very hot

Similar words: tasty Definition: pleasing to the sense of taste Usage: a tasty morsel

Synonyms: hot, raging Definition: characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense Usage: the fighting became hot and heavy; a hot engagement; a raging battle; the river became a raging torrent

Similar words: violent Definition: acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity Usage: a violent attack; a violent person; violent feelings; a violent rage; felt a violent dislike

Synonyms: hot Definition: wanted by the police Usage: a hot suspect

Similar words: wanted Definition: desired or wished for or sought Usage: couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy; a wanted criminal; a wanted poster

Synonyms: hot Definition: (color) bold and intense Usage: hot pink

Similar words: warm Definition: (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows Usage: warm reds and yellows and orange