white-hot

adjective
\ˈhwīt-ˈhät, ˈwīt-\

Definition of white-hot 

1 : being at or radiating white heat

2a : extremely hot

b : exhibiting or marked by extreme fervor or zeal white-hot enthusiasm

First Known Use of white-hot

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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white-hot

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of white-hot

: glowing white because of being very hot

: extremely hot

: very intense or active

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