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Translation of "hot" - English-Spanish dictionary

hot

adjective   /hɒt/ ( comparative hotter, superlative hottest)
A1 very warm caliente, caluroso a hot summer’s day a hot drink →  Opposite cold adj
to be/feel hot
A1 to feel very warm tener calor I’m too hot in this jacket. →  Opposite cold adj
B1 Hot food contains strong spices that cause a burning feeling in your mouth. picante The sauce is very hot – be careful! →  Opposite mild
(Definition of hot from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

hot

adjective /hot/
having or causing a great deal of heat caliente a hot oven That water is hot.
very warm caluroso, cálido (día); acalorado a hot day Running makes me feel hot.
(of food) having a sharp, burning taste picante a hot curry.
easily made angry fuerte; colérico a hot temper.
recent; fresh reciente; (noticias) frescas hot news.
hotly adverb
eagerly; quickly muy de cerca; con ahínco The thieves were hotly pursued by the police.
angrily; passionately rotundamente The accusations were hotly denied.
hot air noun
boastful words, promises that will not be kept etc palabras al aire Most of what he said was just hot air.
hot-air balloon noun
a large balloon that is filled with hot air and has a basket attached below it for carrying passengers. globo aerostático
hot-blooded adjective
passionate; having strong feelings apasionado, ardiente hot-blooded young men.
hot dog noun
a hot sausage sandwich. perrito caliente
hotfoot adverb
in a great hurry corriendo, con mucha prisa, a toda velocidad He arrived hotfoot from the meeting.
hothead noun
a hotheaded person impetuoso, exaltado, impulsivo Some local hotheads had caused a fight in a bar.
hotheaded adjective
easily made angry; inclined to act suddenly and without sufficient thought impetuoso, impulsivo a hot-headed young man.
hothouse noun
a glass-house kept warm for growing plants in invernadero He grows orchids in his hothouse.
hot-plate noun
the part of a cooker on which food is heated for cooking. hornillo, placa de cocina
a portable heated plate of metal etc for keeping plates of food etc hot. calientaplatos
hot-water bottle noun
a rubber container that you fill with hot water and put in a bed to keep it warm. bolsa de agua caliente
be in the hot seat
to hold an important position which involves having to make important decisions. estar en el banquillo de los acusados
be in hot water ( get into hot water)
to be in or get into trouble estar/meterse en problemas He got into hot water when he was caught cheating in an exam.
hot up phrasal verb ( past tense, past participle hotted)
to increase; to become more exciting etc animarse, ponerse caliente The race is beginning to hot up.
in hot pursuit
chasing as fast as one can pisándole los talones The thief ran off, with the shopkeeper in hot pursuit.
like hot cakes
very quickly como rosquillas These books are selling like hot cakes.
(Definition of hot from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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