Antonyms of adj hot

21 senses of hot

Sense 1
hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

cold (vs. hot) -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")
        => acold -- (of persons; feeling cold; "Poor Tom's acold"- Shakespeare)
        => algid -- (chilly; "a person who is algid is marked by prostration and has cold clammy skin and low blood pressure")
        => arctic, frigid, gelid, glacial, icy, polar -- (extremely cold; "an arctic climate"; "a frigid day"; "gelid waters of the North Atlantic"; "glacial winds"; "icy hands"; "polar weather")
        => bleak, cutting, raw -- (unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic")
        => chilly, parky -- (appreciably or disagreeably cold)
        => crisp, frosty, nipping, nippy, snappy -- (pleasantly cold and invigorating; "crisp clear nights and frosty mornings"; "a nipping wind"; "a nippy fall day"; "snappy weather")
        => frigorific -- (causing cold; cooling or chilling)
        => frore -- (very cold; "whatever the evenings be--frosty and frore or warm and wet")
        => frosty, rimed, rimy -- (covered with frost; "a frosty glass"; "hedgerows were rimed and stiff with frost"-Wm.Faulkner)
        => heatless -- (without generating heat; "luminescent organisms emit heatless light")
        => ice-cold -- (as cold as ice)
        => refrigerant, refrigerating -- (causing cooling or freezing; "a refrigerant substance such as ice or solid carbon dioxide")
        => refrigerated -- (made or kept cold by refrigeration; "keep the milk refrigerated"; "a refrigerated truck")
        => shivery -- (cold enough to cause shivers; "felt all shivery"; "shivery weather")
        => stone-cold -- (completely cold; "by the time he got back to his coffee it was stone-cold")
        => unheated, unwarmed -- (not having been heated or warmed; "an unheated room"; "unwarmed rolls")

Sense 2
hot, raging -- (characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent")

INDIRECT (VIA violent) -> nonviolent -- (abstaining (on principle) from the use of violence)

Sense 3
hot (vs. cold) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument")

cold (vs. hot) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness; without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod"; "a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold")
        => emotionless, passionless -- (unmoved by feeling; "he kept his emotionless objectivity and faith in the cause he served"; "this passionless girl was like an icicle in the sunshine"-Margaret Deland)
        => frigid, frosty, frozen, glacial, icy, wintry -- (devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain; "a frigid greeting"; "got a frosty reception"; "a frozen look on their faces"; "a glacial handshake"; "icy stare"; "wintry smile")

Sense 4
hot -- ((color) bold and intense; "hot pink")

INDIRECT (VIA warm) -> cool -- ((color) inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets; "cool greens and blues and violets")

Sense 5
hot -- (sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants")

INDIRECT (VIA sexy) -> unsexy -- (not sexually aroused or arousing)

Sense 6
hot -- (recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car")

INDIRECT (VIA illegal) -> legal -- (established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules)

Sense 7
blistering, hot, red-hot -- (very fast; capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive")

INDIRECT (VIA fast) -> slow -- (not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth")

Sense 8
hot -- (wanted by the police; "a hot suspect")

INDIRECT (VIA wanted) -> unwanted -- (not wanted; not needed; "tried to give away unwanted kittens")

Sense 9
hot, spicy -- (producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot")

INDIRECT (VIA tasty) -> tasteless -- (lacking flavor)

Sense 10
hot -- (performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight")

INDIRECT (VIA skilled) -> unskilled -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

Sense 11
hot -- (very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season")

INDIRECT (VIA popular) -> unpopular -- (regarded with disfavor or lacking general approval; "unpopular ideas"; "an unpopular war")

Sense 12
hot -- (very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water")

INDIRECT (VIA unpleasant) -> pleasant -- (affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings; "we had a pleasant evening together"; "a pleasant scene"; "pleasant sensations")

Sense 13
hot, red-hot -- (newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information")

INDIRECT (VIA new) -> old -- (of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money")

Sense 14
hot -- (having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight")

INDIRECT (VIA lucky) -> unlucky, luckless -- (having or bringing misfortune; "Friday the 13th is an unlucky date")

Sense 15
hot -- (very good; often used in the negative; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history")

INDIRECT (VIA good) -> bad -- (having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice")

Sense 16
hot -- (newly made; "a hot scent")

INDIRECT (VIA fresh) -> stale -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 17
hot -- (having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel")

INDIRECT (VIA eager) -> uneager -- (lacking interest or spirit or animation; "decrepit, colorless uneager things")

Sense 18
hot -- (of a seeker; very near to the object sought; "you are hot")

INDIRECT (VIA near) -> far -- (located at a great distance in time or space or degree; "we come from a far country"; "far corners of the earth"; "the far future"; "a far journey"; "the far side of the road"; "far from the truth"; "far in the future")

Sense 19
hot -- (having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory")

INDIRECT (VIA radioactive) -> nonradioactive -- (not radioactive)

Sense 20
hot, live -- (charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire")

INDIRECT (VIA charged) -> uncharged -- (of a particle or body or system; having no charge; "an uncharged particle"; "an uncharged battery")

Sense 21
hot -- (marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market")

INDIRECT (VIA active) -> inactive -- (not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature")

Similarity of adj hot

21 senses of hot

Sense 1
hot (vs. cold) -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")
       => baking, baking hot -- (as hot as if in an oven)
       => blistering, blistery -- (hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters; "blistering sun")
       => calefacient, warming -- (producing the sensation of heat when applied to the body; "a mustard plaster is calefacient")
       => calefactory, calefactive -- (serving to heat; "a heating pad is calefactory")
       => calorifacient -- (producing heat; usually used of foods; "calorifacient chili peppers")
       => calorific -- (heat-generating; "the calorific properties of fuels")
       => fervent, fervid -- (extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope)
       => fiery, igneous -- (like or suggestive of fire; "a fiery desert wind"; "an igneous desert atmosphere")
       => heatable -- (capable of becoming hot; "the heatable tip of a soldering iron")
       => heated, heated up, het, het up -- (made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated'); "a heated swimming pool"; "wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana"; "he was all het up and sweaty")
       => hottish -- (somewhat hot)
       => overheated -- (heated beyond a safe or desirable point; "the child became overheated"; "overheated metal")
       => red-hot -- (glowing red with heat)
       => scorching -- (hot and dry enough to burn or parch a surface; "scorching heat")
       => sizzling -- (hot enough to burn with or as if with a hissing sound; "a sizzling steak"; "a sizzling spell of weather")
       => sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous -- (characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm")
       => sweltering, sweltry -- (excessively hot and humid or marked by sweating and faintness; "a sweltering room"; "sweltering athletes")
       => thermal -- (caused by or designed to retain heat; "a thermal burn"; "thermal underwear")
       => torrid -- (extremely hot; "the torrid noonday sun"; "sultry sands of the dessert")
       => tropical, tropic -- (of weather or climate; hot and humid as in the tropics; "tropical weather")
       => white, white-hot -- (glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire")
          Also See-> warm#1

Sense 2
hot, raging -- (characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense; "the fighting became hot and heavy"; "a hot engagement"; "a raging battle"; "the river became a raging torrent")
       => violent (vs. nonviolent) -- (acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike")

Sense 3
hot (vs. cold) -- (extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm; "a hot temper"; "a hot topic"; "a hot new book"; "a hot love affair"; "a hot argument")
       => fiery, flaming -- (very intense; "a fiery temper"; "flaming passions")
       => heated -- (marked by emotional heat; vehement; "a heated argument")
       => red-hot, sizzling -- (characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement; "a red-hot speech"; "sizzling political issues")
       => sensual, sultry -- (sexually exciting or gratifying; "sensual excesses"; "a sultry look"; "a sultry dance")
       => torrid -- (emotionally charged and vigorously energetic; "a torrid dance"; "torrid jazz bands"; "hot trumpets and torrid rhythms")
       => white-hot -- (intensely zealous or fervid; "fierce white-hot loyalty")
          Also See-> passionate#1

Sense 4
hot -- ((color) bold and intense; "hot pink")
       => warm (vs. cool) -- ((color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows and orange")

Sense 5
hot -- (sexually excited or exciting; "was hot for her"; "hot pants")
       => sexy (vs. unsexy) -- (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest; "feeling sexy"; "sexy clothes"; "sexy poses"; "a sexy book"; "sexy jokes")

Sense 6
hot -- (recently stolen or smuggled; "hot merchandise"; "a hot car")
       => illegal (vs. legal) -- (prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move")

Sense 7
blistering, hot, red-hot -- (very fast; capable of quick response and great speed; "a hot sports car"; "a blistering pace"; "got off to a hot start"; "in hot pursuit"; "a red-hot line drive")
       => fast (vs. slow) -- (acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; "fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a fast pace"; "a fast car")

Sense 8
hot -- (wanted by the police; "a hot suspect")
       => wanted (vs. unwanted) -- (desired or wished for or sought; "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster")

Sense 9
hot, spicy -- (producing a burning sensation on the taste nerves; "hot salsa"; "jalapeno peppers are very hot")
       => tasty (vs. tasteless) -- (pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel")

Sense 10
hot -- (performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight")
       => skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

Sense 11
hot -- (very popular or successful; "one of the hot young talents"; "cabbage patch dolls were hot last season")
       => popular (vs. unpopular) -- (regarded with great favor, approval, or affection especially by the general public; "a popular tourist attraction"; "a popular girl"; "cabbage patch dolls are no longer popular")

Sense 12
hot -- (very unpleasant or even dangerous; "make it hot for him"; "in the hot seat"; "in hot water")
       => unpleasant (vs. pleasant) -- (disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors")

Sense 13
hot, red-hot -- (newest or most recent; "news hot off the press"; "red-hot information")
       => new (vs. old) -- (not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered; "a new law"; "new cars"; "a new comet"; "a new friend"; "a new year"; "the New World")

Sense 14
hot -- (having or bringing unusually good luck; "hot at craps"; "the dice are hot tonight")
       => lucky (vs. unlucky) -- (having or bringing good fortune; "my lucky day"; "a lucky man")

Sense 15
hot -- (very good; often used in the negative; "he's hot at math but not so hot at history")
       => good (vs. bad) -- (having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office")

Sense 16
hot -- (newly made; "a hot scent")
       => fresh (vs. stale) -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 17
hot -- (having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm; "hot for travel")
       => eager (vs. uneager) -- (having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look")

Sense 18
hot -- (of a seeker; very near to the object sought; "you are hot")
       => near (vs. far), close, nigh -- (not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances; "near neighbors"; "in the near future"; "they are near equals"; "his nearest approach to success"; "a very near thing"; "a near hit by the bomb"; "she was near tears"; "she was close to tears"; "had a close call")

Sense 19
hot -- (having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity; "hot fuel rods"; "a hot laboratory")
       => radioactive (vs. nonradioactive) -- (exhibiting or caused by radioactivity; "radioactive isotope"; "radioactive decay"; "radioactive fallout")

Sense 20
hot, live -- (charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire")
       => charged (vs. uncharged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery")

Sense 21
hot -- (marked by excited activity; "a hot week on the stock market")
       => active (vs. inactive) -- (characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action")

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