superhot

adjective

su·​per·​hot ˌsü-pər-ˈhät How to pronounce superhot (audio)
: extremely hot: such as
a
: having or being an extremely high temperature
… most traditional steak houses mark the steak on a ridged or flat grill, then finish it in a superhot broiler.Harvey Steinman
… unlike other portable coffeemakers on the market, … it can withstand superhot temperatures.Elizabeth Goldbaum
also : superheated sense 1
superhot gases
b
: extremely violent or fierce
a superhot temper
c
: extremely popular or in demand
a superhot song/performer/toy
Collectors have turned some of these cards … into a superhot property.Mark D. Fefer
d
: extremely pungent or peppery
Though hot sauce purists insist superhot sauces are merely a novelty, they remain popular.Sam Gugino
e
: extremely sexy
He was superhot, with broad, muscular shoulders, ripped abs, and the most beautifully bronzed skin I'd ever seen.Karen Robinovitz

Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superhot was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Superhot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superhot. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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