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Spanish translation of “hot”

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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