Meaning of hotness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhɒtnəs/


mass noun
  • 1The quality of being hot; high temperature.

    ‘though it was quite as hot in the tent as in the house it was a very different sort of hotness’
    • ‘the astronauts are carefully balanced between the cold darkness of space and the burning hotness of the sun’
  • 2informal The quality of being sexually attractive or alluring.

    • ‘there's something about a man with a guitar slung over his shoulder that just oozes hotness’
  • 3A spicy quality in food that produces a burning sensation in the mouth.

    ‘the yoghurt and cucumber will counteract the hotness of the curry’
    • ‘the reason for the chili's hotness lies in a chemical called capsaicin’