a highly uncomfortable or embarrassing situation:
I’m in the hot seat because of the contract I lost.
(informal) a precarious, difficult, or dangerous position
(US) a slang term for electric chair
noun the act or practice of disciplining a child by putting hot sauce on his or her tongue Examples Hotsaucing is no worse than putting soap in a child’s mouth. Usage Note informal
noun 1. any of several highly spiced, pungent condiments, especially one containing some type of pepper or chili.
[hous-bound] /ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. restricted to the , as by bad weather or illness. /ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. unable to leave one’s house because of illness, injury, etc housebound house·bound (hous’bound’) adj. Confined to one’s home, as by illness.
[hous-boi] /ˈhaʊsˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. (def 1). /ˈhaʊsˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. a male domestic servant