hot

hot
I 1. [hɒt]
aggettivo
1) (very warm) [season, country, bath, plate, hands, sun] caldo; [food, drink] caldo, bollente

it's hot here — fa caldo qui

the weather is hot in July — a luglio fa caldo

to be o feel hot avere caldo; to get hot [person] cominciare ad avere caldo; [engine, oven] riscaldarsi; [weather] cominciare a essere caldo; the room feels hot fa caldo nella stanza; the sun felt hot on his back il sole gli scaldava la schiena; your forehead feels hot hai la fronte calda; digging is hot work vangare (è un lavoro che) fa venire caldo; when the sun is at its hottest quando il sole è più caldo; how hot should I have the oven? a quale temperatura deve essere il forno? a cake hot from the oven una torta appena sfornata; to go hot and cold — sudare freddo

2) gastr. [mustard, spice] forte; [sauce, dish] piccante
3) (new, fresh) [trail] recente; [news] fresco

hot from o off the press — [book] fresco di stampa

4) (fierce, keen) [competition] accanito
5) (short)

to have a hot temper — avere un temperamento focoso

6) (in demand) AE colloq.

to be hot — [show, film] spopolare

7) colloq. (good)

a hot tip — una buona soffiata

to be the hot favourite — essere il grande favorito

to be hot on sth. — (knowledgeable) essere ferrato in qcs.; (keen) essere entusiasta di qcs

8) colloq. (stolen) che scotta
9) (bright) [colour] caldo

hot pink — rosa carico

10) nucl. (radioactive) radioattivo
11) (close)

to be hot on sb.'s trail — essere sulle tracce di qcn.

to be hot on the trail of sth. — seguire una buona pista per trovare qcs.

to set off in hot pursuit of sb. — lanciarsi all'inseguimento di qcn.

you're getting hot — (in guessing games) fuocherello

12) AE colloq. (erotic) [movie, scene] spinto, piccante
2.
nome plurale hots

to have the hots for sb. — pop. eccitarsi per qcn

••

to be in hot water — essere nei pasticci o nei guai

to blow hot and cold — essere una banderuola al vento

to get all hot and bothered — agitarsi

II [hɒt]
verbo transitivo e verbo intransitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -tt-) hot up
* * *
[hot]
adjective
1) (having or causing a great deal of heat: a hot oven; That water is hot.) caldo
2) (very warm: a hot day; Running makes me feel hot.) caldo
3) ((of food) having a sharp, burning taste: a hot curry.) piccante
4) (easily made angry: a hot temper.) focoso, irruento
5) (recent; fresh: hot news.) fresco, recente
- hot air
- hot-blooded
- hot dog
- hotfoot
- hothead
- hotheaded
- hothouse
- hot-plate
- be in
- get into hot water
- hot up
- in hot pursuit
- like hot cakes
* * *
I 1. [hɒt]
aggettivo
1) (very warm) [season, country, bath, plate, hands, sun] caldo; [food, drink] caldo, bollente

it's hot here — fa caldo qui

the weather is hot in July — a luglio fa caldo

to be o feel hot avere caldo; to get hot [person] cominciare ad avere caldo; [engine, oven] riscaldarsi; [weather] cominciare a essere caldo; the room feels hot fa caldo nella stanza; the sun felt hot on his back il sole gli scaldava la schiena; your forehead feels hot hai la fronte calda; digging is hot work vangare (è un lavoro che) fa venire caldo; when the sun is at its hottest quando il sole è più caldo; how hot should I have the oven? a quale temperatura deve essere il forno? a cake hot from the oven una torta appena sfornata; to go hot and cold — sudare freddo

2) gastr. [mustard, spice] forte; [sauce, dish] piccante
3) (new, fresh) [trail] recente; [news] fresco

hot from o off the press — [book] fresco di stampa

4) (fierce, keen) [competition] accanito
5) (short)

to have a hot temper — avere un temperamento focoso

6) (in demand) AE colloq.

to be hot — [show, film] spopolare

7) colloq. (good)

a hot tip — una buona soffiata

to be the hot favourite — essere il grande favorito

to be hot on sth. — (knowledgeable) essere ferrato in qcs.; (keen) essere entusiasta di qcs

8) colloq. (stolen) che scotta
9) (bright) [colour] caldo

hot pink — rosa carico

10) nucl. (radioactive) radioattivo
11) (close)

to be hot on sb.'s trail — essere sulle tracce di qcn.

to be hot on the trail of sth. — seguire una buona pista per trovare qcs.

to set off in hot pursuit of sb. — lanciarsi all'inseguimento di qcn.

you're getting hot — (in guessing games) fuocherello

12) AE colloq. (erotic) [movie, scene] spinto, piccante
2.
nome plurale hots

to have the hots for sb. — pop. eccitarsi per qcn

••

to be in hot water — essere nei pasticci o nei guai

to blow hot and cold — essere una banderuola al vento

to get all hot and bothered — agitarsi

II [hɒt]
verbo transitivo e verbo intransitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -tt-) hot up

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