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red hot

noun

Definition of red hot

  1. 1 :  one who shows intense emotion or partisanship

  2. 2 :  hot dog 1

  3. 3 :  a small red candy strongly flavored with cinnamon



Examples of red hot

  1. <the inflammatory language favored by the red hots is simply polarizing voters and stifling all dialogue>



1835

First Known Use of red hot

1835



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