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English definition of “hot”

hot

adjective (MOST LIKELY)    /hɒt/ US  /hɑːt/ (hotter, hottest)
hot tip informal an accurate piece of advice about who will win a race: Do you have any hot tips for this afternoon's race?Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks hot favourite the person or animal that is most likely to win a race, competition, election, etc.: He's the hot favourite to win the election.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risks
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