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Hot vs. Hectic

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Hotadjective

(of an object) Having a high temperature.

‘He forgot the frying pan was hot, and dropped it suddenly.’;

Hecticadjective

(obsolete) Denoting a type of fever accompanying consumption and similar wasting diseases, characterised by flushed cheeks and dry skin.

‘hectic fever’;

Hotadjective

(of the weather) Causing the air to be hot.

‘It is too hot to be outside.’; ‘It is hotter in summer than in winter.’;

Hecticadjective

(obsolete) Pertaining to or symptomatic of such a fever.

Hotadjective

(of a person or animal) Feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort.

‘I was so hot from being in the sun too long.’; ‘Aren't you hot with that thick coat on?’;

Hecticadjective

Very busy with activity and confusion; feverish.

‘The city center is so hectic at 8 in the morning that I go to work an hour beforehand to avoid the crowds’;

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Hotadjective

(of a temper) Easily provoked to anger.

‘Be careful, he has a hot temper and may take it out on you.’;

Hecticnoun

(obsolete) A hectic fever.

Hotadjective

Feverish.

Hecticnoun

(obsolete) A flush like one produced by such a fever.

Hotadjective

(of food) Spicy.

‘Before moving to India, I never ate hot food. The Indians love spicy food.’;

Hecticadjective

Habitual; constitutional; pertaining especially to slow waste of animal tissue, as in consumption; as, a hectic type in disease; a hectic flush.

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Hotadjective

(informal) Very good, remarkable, exciting.

‘He's a hot young player, we should give him a trial.’;

Hecticadjective

In a hectic condition; having hectic fever; consumptive; as, a hectic patient.

Hotadjective

Stolen.

‘hot merchandise’;

Hecticnoun

Hectic fever.

Hotadjective

(incomparable) Electrically charged.

‘a hot wire’;

Hecticnoun

A hectic flush.

‘It is no living hue, but a strange hectic.’;

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Hotadjective

(informal) Radioactive.

Hecticadjective

marked by intense agitation or emotion;

‘worked at a feverish pace’;

Hotadjective

Very physically and/or sexually attractive.

‘That girl is hot!’;

Hectic

Hectic is the debut EP by the American ska punk band Operation Ivy. It was released in January 1988 through Lookout!

Hotadjective

(slang) Sexual or sexy; involving sexual intercourse or sexual excitement.

Hotadjective

(slang) Sexually aroused; horny.

Hotadjective

Popular; in demand.

‘His new pickup is hot!’;

Hotadjective

Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed.

‘Am I warm yet? — You're hot!’;

Hotadjective

Performing strongly; having repeated successes.

Hotadjective

Fresh; just released.

Hotadjective

Uncomfortable, difficult to deal with; awkward, dangerous, unpleasant.

Hotadjective

(slang) Used to emphasize the short duration or small quantity of something

‘He was finished in a hot minute.’; ‘I dated him for a hot second.’;

Hotverb

(with up) To heat; to make or become hot.

Hotverb

(with up) To become lively or exciting.

Hot

imp. & p. p. of Hote.

Hotadjective

Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth in a great degree; very warm; - opposed to cold, and exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or air.

Hotadjective

Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.

‘Achilles is impatient, hot, and revengeful.’; ‘There was mouthing in hot haste.’;

Hotadjective

Lustful; lewd; lecherous.

Hotadjective

Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard.

Hotadjective

used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning;

‘hot stove’; ‘hot water’; ‘a hot August day’; ‘a hot stuffy room’; ‘she's hot and tired’; ‘a hot forehead’;

Hotadjective

characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense;

‘the fighting became hot and heavy’; ‘a hot engagement’; ‘a raging battle’; ‘the river became a raging torrent’;

Hotadjective

extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm;

‘a hot temper’; ‘a hot topic’; ‘a hot new book’; ‘a hot love affair’; ‘a hot argument’;

Hotadjective

(color) bold and intense;

‘hot pink’;

Hotadjective

sexually excited or exciting;

‘was hot for her’; ‘hot pants’;

Hotadjective

recently stolen or smuggled;

‘hot merchandise’; ‘a hot car’;

Hotadjective

very fast;

‘a blistering pace’; ‘got off to a hot start’; ‘in hot pursuit’; ‘a red-hot line drive’;

Hotadjective

wanted by the police;

‘a hot suspect’;

Hotadjective

performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy;

‘a hot drummer’; ‘he's hot tonight’;

Hotadjective

having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers;

‘gingery Chinese food’; ‘hot peppers’; ‘hot curry’; ‘corn chips with peppery salsa’; ‘spicy tomato sauce’;

Hotadjective

very popular or successful;

‘one of the hot young talents’; ‘cabbage patch dolls were hot last season’;

Hotadjective

very unpleasant or even dangerous;

‘make it hot for him’; ‘in the hot seat’; ‘in hot water’;

Hotadjective

newest or most recent;

‘news hot off the press’; ‘red-hot information’;

Hotadjective

having or bringing unusually good luck;

‘hot at craps’; ‘the dice are hot tonight’;

Hotadjective

very good; often used in the negative;

‘he's hot at math but not so hot at history’;

Hotadjective

newly made;

‘a hot scent’;

Hotadjective

capable of quick response and great speed;

‘a hot sports car’;

Hotadjective

having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm;

‘hot for travel’;

Hotadjective

of a seeker; near to the object sought;

‘you're getting warm’; ‘hot on the trail’;

Hotadjective

having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity;

‘hot fuel rods’; ‘a hot laboratory’;

Hotadjective

charged or energized with electricity;

‘a hot wire’; ‘a live wire’;

Hotadjective

marked by excited activity;

‘a hot week on the stock market’;

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