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hot

adjective
phrases
adjective
1 adjective (of place, object, weather etc) very warmte adj3  c m uwash it in hot water nigh in uisce te éthe plates are hot tá na plátaí tethe engine is getting too hot tá an t-inneall ag éirí róthethe Earth is getting hotter tá an Domhan ag éirí níos teoher ankle is hot to the touch tá a rúitín te faoi do lámhit's as hot as hell tá sé chomh te le leaca ifrinn, tá sé chomh te le tine bhruite
► (weather)
te adj3  c m ubrothallach adj1  c m ua hot summer's day lá brothallach samhraidhit's very hot today tá sé an-te inniu, tá brothall damanta ann inniuit was too hot for running bhí sé róthe le bheith ag rith it's getting hot tá sé ag éirí te, tá sé ag éirí brothallachhot air aer tehot weather aimsir thestay out of the hot sun fan amach as teas na gréine
► (food)
te adj3  c m uI need a hot meal tá béile te ag teastáil uaimI'd prefer a hot drink b'fhearr liom deoch thewe ate it hot off the stove d'itheamar te ón sorn é
2 adjective (of person) uncomfortably warm or feverishte adj3  c m ubruite adj3  c m uI feel very hot tá mé an-te, tá mé bruiteshe was all hot and sweaty bhí sí bruite agus allas léicooking is hot work baineann an chócaireacht an t-allas asat
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3 adjective (of food) spicyte adj3  c m uhot curry curaí te 4 adjective quick to angerteasaí adj3  c m ushe's a hot temper is duine an-teasaí í 5 adjective dangerous or difficultcontúirteach adj1  c m udainséarach adj1  c m uthey fled when the going got too hot theith siad leo nuair a d'éirigh cúrsaí róchontúirteach 6 adjective (competition etc) keen, fiercegéar adj1  c m ufíochmhar adj1  c m udian adj1  c m uthe competition is getting hotter tá an iomaíocht ag dul i ngéirehe was hot for revenge bhí fonn mallaithe díoltais air 7 adjective informal strictto be hot on sth bheith dian ar rud, bheith géar ar ruduniversities are really hot on plagiarism bíonn ollscoileanna an-dian ar bhradaíl 8 adjective (topic etc) arousing strong emotiona bhfuil daoine tógtha faoitransparency is a hot topic in education tá go leor cainte ar an trédhearcacht i gcúrsaí oideachaislanguage rights are a topic of hot debate tá díospóireacht bhríomhar ann faoi chearta teanga 9 adjective informal good, accomplishedmaith adj1  c m uiontach adj1  c m uCork aren't that hot níl Corcaigh ró-iontachI wasn't so hot at maths at school ní raibh mé thar mholadh beirte ag an mata ar scoil 10 adjective informal (market, place etc) favourable for sthgo maith  c m uthe village isn't so hot for nightlife níl an sráidbhaile ró-iontach ó thaobh siamsaíocht oíche 11 adjective informal interested in, keen onto be hot on sth bheith tógtha le rud, bheith tugtha do rudhe's not too hot on the new school níl sé róthógtha leis an scoil nuaI'm not too hot on fashion matters is beag spéis atá agam i gcúrsaí faisin 12 adjective informal popular, trendyatá san fhaiseana bhfuil tóir airthat band is really hot this year tá an-tóir ar an mbanna ceoil sin i mblianalipstick is hot these days tá béaldath go mór san fhaisean ar na saolta seo 13 adjective informal physically wellI'm not feeling too hot ní mhothaím ró-iontach, ní airím thar mholadh beirte 14 adjective (of news, product) fresh, recentte bruitebeo adj3  c m uwhat's today's hot story? cad é scéal beo an lae inniu?products hot off the production line táirgí nua as an bpíosahot from their concert at Oxegen díreach ar ais óna gceolchoirm ag Oxegen, te bruite óna gceolchoirm ag Oxegen 15 adjective informal sexually attractive or attractedgnéasach adj1  c m utéisiúil adj2  c m uslachtmhar adj1  c m ushe's hot tá sí téisiúilshe met a really hot guy casadh buachaill an-slachtmhar uirthihe's hot for her tá sé splanctha ina diaidh, tá nóisean aige di 16 adjective (US), informal eroticgnéasach adj1  c m utéisiúil adj2  c m u 17 adjective promising, likely to winhe's the hot favourite is é rogha mhór na coitiantachta éshe's on a hot streak at the moment tá rith an rása léi faoi láthair 18 adjective (of colour) warm and brightte adj3  c m uteolaí adj3  c m u 19 adjective MUS (of jazz etc) livelybríomhar adj1  c m ubeoga adj3  c m uspleodrach adj1  c m u 20 adjective figurative (of phone line) very busythe phones were hot all morning bhí na gutháin ag preabadh ar feadh na maidine 21 adjective radioactiveradaighníomhach adj  c m u 22 adjective ELECTRIC (of circuit, appliance etc) having current flowing throughte adj3  c m u 23 adjective informal (of property) stolengoidte  c m u
phrases

to blow hot and cold

bheith lá binn is lá searbhhe can blow hot and cool sometimes beireann an fuacht ar an teas aige in amanna, bíonn sé sórt liom leat uaireanta

hot and bothered

1 uncomfortably hotróthebruite 2 agitated, flusteredoibrithetrína chéiletógthato get hot and bothered about sth éirí oibrithe faoi rud, éirí tógtha faoi rudhe still gets all hot and bothered about that decision cuireann an cinneadh sin an fhuil ag fiuchadh i mbarr a chírín fós 3 sexually arousedmacnasachadharcachhe got a bit hot and bothered tháinig macnas air, tháinig teaspach air

to be hot on the heels of sb

bheith go dlúth sna sála ar dhuinebheith go te sa tóir ar dhuine

to come hot on the heels of sth

(also

to follow hot on the heels of sth

) teacht sna sála ar rudteacht go díreach i ndiaidh rudathe news came hot on the heels of another accident tháinig an scéala go díreach sna sála ar thimpiste eile

to be hot on the tail of sb

bheith go dlúth sna sála ar dhuinebheith go te sa tóir ar dhuine

to be hot on the trail of sb

bheith go te sa tóir ar dhuinebheith sna sála ar dhuine

to be hot on the trail of sth

figurative bheith go te sa tóir ar rud

hot to trot

he's hot to trot again tá flosc air arísshe's hot to trot for a new mobile tá fonn an diabhail uirthi fón póca nua a fháil

hot under the collar

1 upset and agitatedoibrithecorraithetógthato get hot under the collar about sth éirí oibrithe faoi rud, éirí tógtha faoi rud 2 sexually arousedmacnasachadharcachhe got a bit hot under the collar tháinig macnas air, tháinig teaspach air

to be in hot pursuit of sb

bheith sna sála ag duinebheith go te sa tóir ar dhuine

in hot water

i dtrioblóidi bponcshe has landed herself in hot water with the manager chuir sí í féin i dtrioblóid leis an mbainisteoir

hot and heavy

go tiubh agus go tréan

more ... than I've had hot dinners

he's had more jobs than I've had hot dinners bhí lear mór post aige, níl áireamh ar an líon post a bhí aige

to sell like hot cakes

(also

to sell like hotcakes

US) the tickets have been selling like hot cakes tá an-díol go deo ar na ticéid, tá sciob sceab ar na ticéid

too hot to handle

achrannachhe's finding that case too hot to handle tá an cás sin ró-achrannach aige, tá breis agus a dhóthain aige leis an gcás sin

when you're hot, you're hot

(also

when you're hot you're hot and when you're not you're not

) informal nuair a bhíonn tú go maith bíonn tú go maith

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