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English definition of “hot”

hot

adjective     /hɒt/ (hotter, hottest)
VERY WARM A1 having a high temperature : a hot summer's day a hot drink / meal I'm too hot in this jacket .Hot and heatSultriness and humidity
SPICY B1 Hot food contains strong spices that cause a burning feeling in your mouth : Be careful . The chilli sauce is very hot.Various qualities of food
EXCITING informal exciting or interesting : Hollywood's hottest new actress Exciting and interesting
a hot issue/topic a subject that people discuss and have strong feelings about: The legalization of drugs is a hot topic . → See also piping hot, red-hotExciting and interestingDebate and discussion
(Definition of hot adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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