in heat

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in heat

used to describe a female animal that is ready to have sex and is able to become pregnant
  • The cat is in heat.
  • like a dog in heat
  • an animal that is coming into heat

Word by Word Definitions

heat play
  1. : to become warm or hot

  2. : to start to spoil from heat

  3. : to make warm or hot

  1. : a condition of being hot : warmth

  2. : a marked or notable degree of hotness

  3. : pathological excessive bodily temperature


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