noun 1. . [hot-dip] /ˈhɒtˈdɪp/ noun 1. the process of coating sheets of iron or steel with molten zinc.
- Hot hand
noun a winning streak; a lucky spell Examples In basketball, we often say someone who is scoring well in a game has a “hot hand.” Word Origin 1926
[hot-hed] /ˈhɒtˌhɛd/ noun 1. an impetuous or short-tempered person. /ˈhɒtˌhɛd/ noun 1. an excitable or fiery person n. “short-tempered person,” 1650s, from hot in the figurative sense + head (n.); Johnson’s dictionary also lists hotmouthed “headstrong, ungovernable;” Elizabethan English had hot-brain “hothead” (c.1600); and Old English had hatheort “anger, rage,” literally “hot heart.” noun
[hot-hed-id] /ˈhɒtˈhɛd ɪd/ adjective 1. or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash: Hotheaded people shouldn’t drive cars. 2. easily angered; quick to take offense.