warm spot


: a lasting affection for a particular person or thing
has a warm spot for her old classmates

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Julep recently enclosed its patio, providing a warm spot to sample seasonal cocktails including Apple Butter Old-fashioneds, spiked hot chocolate, mulled wine cider and a very rummy Christmas in the Caribbean. Robin Soslow, Chron, 5 Jan. 2022 Rather than owning a second home, some snowbirds book a lengthy stay at a resort in their targeted warm spot. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 17 Sep. 2021 Then keep the orchid in a warm spot with bright light but out of the direct sun. Tom Maccubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 21 Jan. 2023 It’s that time of year again when everyone hates Florida – the only real warm spot across the country – but only for the next few days, since Florida will also cool down by the end of the week. Allison Chinchar, CNN, 18 Dec. 2022 Place in warm spot and let rise about 45 minutes or until doubled. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Sep. 2022 One tip to help avocados ripen is to remove the stem and place them in a bag in a warm spot. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 1 June 2022 Remove the shoulder from the smoker and set aside in a warm spot to rest for 1 hour. Jennifer Mcclellan, USA TODAY, 17 May 2022 This sauce is best fresh out the blender, so use immediately, or, if necessary, store in blender until needed, in a warm spot, next to the stove or add hot water to a pot or bowl and place blender of sauce in pot. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of warm spot was in 1886

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Cite this Entry

“Warm spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warm%20spot. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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