hot /hɒt/ adjective (hotter, hottest)
VERY WARM › having a high temperature: a hot summer's day a hot drink/meal I'm too hot in this jacket.
SPICY › Hot food contains strong spices which cause a burning feeling in your mouth: Be careful. The chilli sauce is very hot.
EXCITING informal › exciting or interesting: Hollywood's hottest new actress
a hot issue/topic › a subject which people discuss and have strong feelings about: The legalization of drugs is a hot topic. → See also piping hot → See also red-hot