hots (up)

present tense third-person singular of hot (up), chiefly Southern, southern Midland, & British
as in heats
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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“Hots (up).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hots%20%28up%29. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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