from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Trouble; difficulty: is in political hot water; got into hot water over the car deal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a dangerous situation; trouble
- n. fierce criticism
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a dangerous or distressing predicament
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