Gorgeous vs. Hot

Gorgeous vs. Hot — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Gorgeous and Hot

Gorgeousadjective

Dazzlingly beautiful or magnificent

wore a gorgeous Victorian gown.

Hotadjective

Having or giving off heat; capable of burning.

Gorgeousadjective

Characterized by magnificence or virtuosic brilliance

the pianist's gorgeous technique.

Hotadjective

Being at a high temperature.

Gorgeousadjective

(Informal) Wonderful; delightful.

Hotadjective

Being at or exhibiting a temperature that is higher than normal or desirable

a hot forehead.

Gorgeousadjective

(of a person or place) very beautiful.

All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous.The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous.

Hotadjective

Causing a burning sensation, as in the mouth; spicy

hot peppers.a hot curry.

Gorgeousadjective

(rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty, etc.

Hummus is absolutely gorgeous.

Hotadjective

Charged or energized with electricity

a hot wire.

Gorgeousadjective

dazzlingly beautiful;

a gorgeous Victorian gown

Hotadjective

Radioactive or designed to use radioactive materials.

Hotadjective

Marked by intensity of emotion; ardent or fiery

a hot temper.

Hotadjective

Having or displaying great enthusiasm; eager

hot for travel.

Hotadjective

(Informal) Arousing intense interest, excitement, or controversy

a hot new book.a hot topic.

Hotadjective

(Informal) Marked by excited activity or energy

a hot week on the stock market.

Hotadjective

Violent; raging

a hot battle.

Hotadjective

Sexually attractive.

Hotadjective

Sexually attracted; full of desire

In this week's show, the surgeon is really hot for the new intern.

Hotadjective

Sexually aroused.

Hotadjective

Recently stolen

a hot car.

Hotadjective

Wanted by the police

a hot suspect.

Hotadjective

Close to a successful solution or conclusion

hot on the trail.

Hotadjective

Most recent; new or fresh

a hot news item.the hot fashions for fall.

Hotadjective

Currently very popular or successful

one of the hottest young talents around.

Hotadjective

Requiring immediate action or attention

a hot opportunity.

Hotadjective

(Slang) Very good or impressive. Often used in the negative

I'm not so hot at math.

Hotadjective

(Slang) Funny or absurd

told a hot one about the neighbors' dog.

Hotadjective

Performing with great skill and daring

a hot drummer.

Hotadjective

Having or characterized by repeated successes

a player who is on a hot streak.

Hotadjective

Fast and responsive

a hot sports car.

Hotadjective

Unusually lucky

hot at craps.

Hotadjective

(Music) Of, relating to, or being an emotionally charged style of performance marked by strong rhythms and improvisation

hot jazz.

Hotadjective

Bold and bright.

Hotadverb

In a hot manner; hotly.

Hotadverb

While hot

foods that are best eaten hot.

Hotverb

(Informal) To cause to increase in intensity or excitement. Often used with up

"His book is an exercise in the fashionable art of instant history, in which every episode is hotted up with an anecdote" (Harper's).

Hotadjective

(of an object) Having a high temperature.

He forgot the frying pan was hot, and dropped it suddenly.

Hotadjective

(of the weather) Causing the air to be hot.

It is too hot to be outside.It is hotter in summer than in winter.

Hotadjective

(of a person or animal) Feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort.

I was so hot from being in the sun too long.Aren't you hot with that thick coat on?

Hotadjective

(of a temper) Easily provoked to anger.

Be careful, he has a hot temper and may take it out on you.

Hotadjective

Feverish.

Hotadjective

(of food) Spicy.

Before moving to India, I never ate hot food. The Indians love spicy food.

Hotadjective

(informal) Very good, remarkable, exciting.

He's a hot young player, we should give him a trial.

Hotadjective

Stolen.

hot merchandise

Hotadjective

(incomparable) Electrically charged.

a hot wire

Hotadjective

(informal) Radioactive.

Hotadjective

Very physically and/or sexually attractive.

That girl is hot!

Hotadjective

(slang) Sexual or sexy; involving sexual intercourse or sexual excitement.

Hotadjective

(slang) Sexually aroused; horny.

Hotadjective

Popular; in demand.

His new pickup is hot!

Hotadjective

Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed.

Am I warm yet? — You're hot!

Hotadjective

Performing strongly; having repeated successes.

Hotadjective

Fresh; just released.

Hotadjective

Uncomfortable, difficult to deal with; awkward, dangerous, unpleasant.

Hotadjective

(slang) Used to emphasize the short duration or small quantity of something

He was finished in a hot minute.I dated him for a hot second.

Hotverb

(with up) To heat; to make or become hot.

Hotverb

(with up) To become lively or exciting.

Hotadjective

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 stovehot watera hot August daya hot stuffy roomshe's hot and tireda hot forehead

Hotadjective

characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense;

the fighting became hot and heavya hot engagementa raging battlethe river became a raging torrent

Hotadjective

extended meanings; especially of psychological heat; marked by intensity or vehemence especially of passion or enthusiasm;

a hot tempera hot topica hot new booka hot love affaira hot argument

Hotadjective

(color) bold and intense;

hot pink

Hotadjective

sexually excited or exciting;

was hot for herhot pants

Hotadjective

recently stolen or smuggled;

hot merchandisea hot car

Hotadjective

very fast;

a blistering pacegot off to a hot startin hot pursuita red-hot line drive

Hotadjective

wanted by the police;

a hot suspect

Hotadjective

performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy;

a hot drummerhe's hot tonight

Hotadjective

having a piquant burning taste of spices or peppers;

gingery Chinese foodhot peppershot currycorn chips with peppery salsaspicy tomato sauce

Hotadjective

very popular or successful;

one of the hot young talentscabbage patch dolls were hot last season

Hotadjective

very unpleasant or even dangerous;

make it hot for himin the hot seatin hot water

Hotadjective

newest or most recent;

news hot off the pressred-hot information

Hotadjective

having or bringing unusually good luck;

hot at crapsthe dice are hot tonight

Hotadjective

very good; often used in the negative;

he's hot at math but not so hot at history

Hotadjective

newly made;

a hot scent

Hotadjective

capable of quick response and great speed;

a hot sports car

Hotadjective

having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm;

hot for travel

Hotadjective

of a seeker; near to the object sought;

you're getting warmhot on the trail

Hotadjective

having or dealing with dangerously high levels of radioactivity;

hot fuel rodsa hot laboratory

Hotadjective

charged or energized with electricity;

a hot wirea live wire

Hotadjective

marked by excited activity;

a hot week on the stock market