hot flush


Definition of hot flush


  1. :  a sudden brief hot feeling experienced especially by women during menopause

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  having a relatively high temperature

    :  capable of giving a sensation of heat or of burning, searing, or scalding

    :  having heat in a degree exceeding normal body heat

  1. :  hotly

    :  fast, quickly

  1. :  a period of relatively high temperature :  a period of heat

    :  one that is hot (as a hot meal or a horse just after a workout)

  1. :  heat, warm

  1. :  to fly away suddenly

    :  to cause (as a bird) to flush

    :  to expose or chase from a place of concealment

  1. :  a hand of playing cards all of the same suit

    :  a poker hand containing five cards of the same suit but not in sequence — see poker illustration

    :  a series of three or more slalom gates set vertically on a slope

  1. :  a sudden flow (as of water)

    :  a rinsing or cleansing with or as if with a flush of water

    :  a sudden increase or expansion

  1. :  to flow and spread suddenly and freely

    :  to glow brightly

    :  blush

  1. :  of a ruddy healthy color

    :  full of life and vigor :  lusty

    :  filled to overflowing

  1. :  in a flush manner

    :  squarely

  1. :  to make flush

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