red–hot

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adjective \ˈred-ˈhät\

Definition of red–hot

  1. :  extremely hot: such asa :  glowing with heatb :  exhibiting or marked by intense emotion, enthusiasm, or violence a red–hot campaignc :  fresh, new red–hot newsd :  extremely popular

First Known Use of red–hot

14th century


RED–HOT Defined for English Language Learners

red-hot

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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

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adjective \ˈred-ˈhät\

Definition of red–hot for Students

  1. 1 :  glowing red with heat red-hot coals

  2. 2 :  very active or successful a red-hot team

  3. 3 :  extremely popular a red-hot fashion


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