hotter hotter  /ˈhɑ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) 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
  2. (adj) characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
  3. (adj) extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm
  4. (adj) (color) bold and intense
  5. (adj) sexually excited or exciting
  6. (adj) recently stolen or smuggled
  7. (adj) very fast; capable of quick response and great speed
  8. (adj) wanted by the police
  9. (adj) producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves
  10. (adj) performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy
  11. (adj) very popular or successful
  12. (adj) very unpleasant or even dangerous
  13. (adj) newest or most recent
  14. (adj) having or bringing unusually good luck
  15. (adj) very good; often used in the negative
  16. (adj) newly made
  17. (adj) having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
  18. (adj) of a seeker; very near to the object sought
  19. (adj) having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity
  20. (adj) charged or energized with electricity
  21. (adj) marked by excited activity

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Usage(s):

  1. Another geyser, hotter than ever, boiled up from the underwater world of ballpoint pens.
  2. Producing energy through nuclear fusion is easy enough to do--provided you have a reactor that can generate temperatures hotter than the sun's.
  3. But the impacts of a hotter Arctic go beyond that.

News

  1. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred Training

    The 2013 Hotter 'N Hell Hundred cycling race is August 24. For anyone participating in the race, now is the time to start training! Representatives with Bikin' Mike encourage cyclists to prepare and train for the Hotter ‘N Hell with Mike!
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Newschannel 6 Wichita Falls

  2. Hotter Than Hades lures racers from far and wide

    LELAND — More than 300 runners from 15 states on Saturday sped past corn and soybean fields in the second annual Hotter Than Hades Tribbett Half Marathon.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Delta Democrat Times

  3. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    There isn’t a hotter team in baseball than the Blue Jays. They won their ninth in a row last night, walking off against the Orioles. Munenori Kawasaki hit a game-tying homer in the seventh and Rajai Davis singled in the winning run in the ninth. The Jays have won 13 of 16 overall and are now at…
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

Quotes

  1. "I've seen stretches where he's been hotter, but the way he's done it this year, they've all been must-win games," Dungy said. "For winning under pressure, this has been a great stretch."
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Tony Dungy Source: USA Today

  2. "I felt I was watching someone play in a blue dress, and it wasn't me, because it was so hot out there," said Williams. "I kept trying to tell myself that 'it's not hot', but it got hotter."
    on Jan 28, 2009 By: Serena Williams Source: Scotsman

  3. "I think things have gotten a little hotter over the last couple of days, but these things have gone, sort of, in ebbs and flows," Obama said.
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

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