Very hot; red-hot: The rumor is hot as a three-dollar pistol (1940s+)
- Hot as blazes
adjective phrase Very hot indeed ( first form 1849+, second 1912+) Also, hot as hell. Extremely warm, as in It was hot as blazes in that room, or I’m hot as hell and would love a cold shower. The first of these hyperbolic similes dates from the mid-1800s, the second from the early 1900s.
[hot-bed] /ˈhɒtˌbɛd/ noun 1. a bottomless, boxlike, usually glass-covered structure and the of earth it covers, heated typically by fermenting manure or electrical cables, for growing plants out of season. 2. a place or environment favoring rapid growth or spread, especially of something disliked or unwanted: a hotbed of disease. 3. Slang. a shared by […]
noun, Metalworking. 1. an area having rails or rolls on which rolled pieces are laid to cool. n phr,n
[hot-bluhd-id] /ˈhɒtˈblʌd ɪd/ adjective 1. excitable; impetuous. 2. ardent, passionate, or virile. 3. adventuresome, exciting, or characterized by adventure and excitement. 4. (of livestock) of superior or pure breeding. 5. (of horses) being a Thoroughbred or having Arab blood. adjective 1. passionate or excitable 2. (of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock adj. “passionate,” 1590s; […]