The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Hot \Hot\, a. [Compar. Hotter; superl. Hottest.] [OE. hot,
hat, AS. h[=a]t; akin to OS. h[=e]t, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G.
heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth.
heit[=o] fever, hais torch. Cf. Heat.]
1. Having much sensible heat; exciting the feeling of warmth
in a great degree; very warm; -- opposed to cold, and
exceeding warm in degree; as, a hot stove; hot water or
air. "A hotvenison pasty." --Shak.
2. Characterized by heat, ardor, or animation; easily
excited; firely; vehement; passionate; violent; eager.
Achilles is impatient, hot, and revengeful.
There was mouthing in hot haste. --Byron.
3. Lustful; lewd; lecherous. --Shak.
4. Acrid; biting; pungent; as, hot as mustard.
Hot bed (Iron Manuf.), an iron platform in a rolling mill,
on which hot bars, rails, etc., are laid to cool.
Hot wall (Gardening), a wall provided with flues for the
conducting of heat, to hasten the growth of fruit trees or
the ripening of fruit.
Hot well (Condensing Engines), a receptacle for the hot
water drawn from the condenser by the air pump. This water
is returned to the boiler, being drawn from the hot well
by the feed pump.
In hot water (Fig.), in trouble; in difficulties. [Colloq.]
Syn: Burning; fiery; fervid; glowing; eager; animated; brisk;
vehement; precipitate; violent; furious; ardent;
fervent; impetuous; irascible; passionate; hasty;