chiefly Southern, southern Midland, & British
as in to heat
to cause to have or give off heat to a moderate degree with a silky Southern drawl, the waitress asked, "Want me to hot up that pie?"

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“Hot (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hot%20%28up%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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