red-hot

adjective \ ˈred-ˈhät \

Definition of red-hot

:extremely hot: such as
a :glowing with heat
b :exhibiting or marked by intense emotion, enthusiasm, or violence
  • a red-hot campaign
c :fresh, new
  • red-hot news
d :extremely popular

First Known Use of red-hot

14th century


red hot

noun

Definition of red hot

1 :one who shows intense emotion or partisanship
2 :hot dog 1
3 :a small red candy strongly flavored with cinnamon

Examples of red hot in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of red hot

1835


RED-HOT Defined for English Language Learners

red-hot

adjective

Definition of red-hot for English Language Learners

  • : glowing red because of being very hot

  • : extremely hot

  • : very active or successful


RED-HOT Defined for Kids

red-hot

adjective \ ˈred-ˈhät \

Definition of red-hot for Students

1 :glowing red with heat
  • red-hot coals
2 :very active or successful
  • a red-hot team
3 :extremely popular
  • a red-hot fashion


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