from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Glowing hot; very hot.
- adj. Heated, as with excitement, anger, or enthusiasm: a red-hot speech.
- adj. Very recent; new: red-hot information.
- n. See hot dog.
- n. A small, usually round red candy strongly flavored with cinnamon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Heated to the point that it glows with a visible red color.
- adj. very hot
- adj. Emotionally charged, especially with anger or enthusiasm.
- adj. Having a very strong sexual appeal.
- adj. Very fresh, new, recent and up to date.
- n. Alternative spelling of red hot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Red with heat; heated to redness. Hence, figuratively, excited; violent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Red with heat; heated to redness: as, red-hot iron; red-hot balls.
- Hence Extreme; violent; ardent: as, a red-hot political speech.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
- adj. newest or most recent
- adj. glowing red with heat
- adj. characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement
- adj. having strong sexual appeal
- n. a frankfurter served hot on a bun
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Expectations for this company were red-hot, that is why we downgraded it, said BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis, who lowered his rating on the shares days before.
"Expectations for this company were red-hot, that is why we downgraded it," said BGC Partners analyst Colin Gillis, who lowered his rating on the shares days before.
They reached the finals of the Pac-10 tournament before losing to a red-hot Washington squad, and they decisively outplayed Louisville 77-62 in their first-round NCAA Tournament game.
SINGAPORE—Private home sales in Singapore rose 29% in April from a month earlier, in a sign that recent government measures to cool the city-state's red-hot property market have yet to temper strong underlying demand.
A log in the fire spit, sending up a spray of red-hot ash.
I took two tall candles from the mantel and lit them with the red-hot coals in the fireplace, setting them on the floor in front of me.
Justin was red-hot as an artist and was going to break off to launch a solo career once the latest *NSYNC tour was over so, taking off from that night at A.D., I hit him up on the drive home, and told him my sister would love tickets to their L.A. date at the Pond in Anaheim.
SINGAPORE — Most Asian stock markets were higher on Thursday, though mainland property developers in Hong Kong and China were hit by Beijing's latest measures to cool red-hot property prices.
I mean, I liked him before and wanted to like him now more than ever, that red-hot devil, that Bill uh-huh Clinton.
As Gamsakhurdia put it, subversive minorities “should be chopped up” and “burned out with a red-hot iron from the Georgian nation.”