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Definición de “hot” en inglés

hot

adjective uk   /hɒt/ us    /hɑːt/ (hotter, hottest)

hot adjective (VERY WARM)

A1 having a high temperature: a hot sunny day hot weather a hot drink/meal It's too hot in here, can we turn down the heating? Bake the cake in a hot oven, about 220°C, for 30 minutes. The food was piping hot (= very hot).

hot adjective (SPICY)

B1 describes food that causes a burning feeling in the mouth: a hot curry hot spicy food
Opposite

hot adjective (CAUSING DISAGREEMENT)

C1 describes a subject that causes a lot of disagreement or discussion: Global warming has become a very hot issue.

hot adjective (NEW/EXCITING)

C1 new and exciting: Hollywood's hottest new actress hot gossip This 21-year-old actor has become Hollywood's hottest property.

hot adjective (SKILFUL)

[after verb] informal knowing a lot or skilful: I'm not too hot on Russian history.

hot adjective (MOST LIKELY)

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? 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.

hot adjective (DEMANDING)

be hot on sth informal to think that a particular thing is very important and to demand that it is done well or correctly: They're very hot on dress at work so she always looks very smart for the office.

hot adjective (STOLEN)

slang describes goods that have been recently stolen and are therefore difficult to sell or dangerous to deal with because the police are still looking for them

hot adjective (SEXY)

informal sexually attractive, or feeling sexually excited: She's hot alright. I'm hot for you, baby. I've got a hot date tonight.

hot adjective (ANGRY)

hot temper If someone has a hot temper, they are easily made angry.
(Definition of hot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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