Hottest vs Hootest - What's the difference?

hottest | hootest |


As an adjective hottest

is (hot).

As a verb hootest is

(archaic) (hoot).

hottest

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (hot)

  • hot

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (physically attractive) hawt (slang, especially Internet''), hott (''slang, especially Internet )

    Adjective

    (hotter)
  • Of an object, having a high temperature.
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  • *:There was also hairdressing: hairdressing, too, really was hairdressing in those times — no running a comb through it and that was that. It was curled, frizzed, waved, put in curlers overnight, waved with hot tongs;.
  • Of the weather, causing the air to be hot.
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  • Of a person or animal, feeling the sensation of heat, especially to the point of discomfort.
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  • Feverish.
  • Of food, spicy.
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  • (lb) Very good, remarkable, exciting.
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  • Stolen.
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  • (lb) Electrically charged
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  • (lb) Radioactive.
  • (lb) Of a person, very physically or sexually attractive.
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  • Sexual; involving sexual intercourse or sexual excitement.
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  • Popular; in demand.
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  • Very close to finding or guessing something to be found or guessed.
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  • Performing strongly; having repeated successes.
  • *1938 , Harold M. Sherman, "Shooting Stars," Boys' Life (March 1938), Published by Boy Scouts of America, p.5:
  • *:"Keep going! You're hot tonight!" urged Wally.
  • *2002 , Peter Krause & Andy King, Play-By-Play Golf, First Avenue Editions, p.55:
  • *:The ball lands on the fairway, just a couple of yards in front of the green. "Nice shot Sarah! You're hot today!" Jenny says.
  • Fresh; just released.
  • *1960 , Super Markets of the Sixties: Findings, recommendations.- v.2. The plans and sketches, Super Market Institute, p.30:
  • *:A kid can stand in the street and sell newspapers, if the headlines are hot .
  • *2000 , David Cressy, Travesties and transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: tales of discord and dissension, Oxford University Press, p.34:
  • *:Some of these publications show signs of hasty production, indicating that they were written while the news was hot .
  • Uncomfortable, difficult to deal with; awkward, dangerous, unpleasant.
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  • Synonyms

    * (having a high temperature) heated; see also * (of the weather) baking, boiling, boiling hot, sultry, sweltering * (feeling the sensation of heat) baking, boiling, boiling hot * (feverish) feverish, having a temperature * (spicy) piquant, spicy, tangy * stolen * (electrically charged) live * (radioactive) radioactive * attractive, beautiful, cute, fit, foxy, gorgeous, handsome, hunky, lush, pretty, sexy, studly, tasty, yummy

    Antonyms

    * (having a high temperature) chilled, chilly, cold, cold as ice, freezing, freezing cold, frigid, glacial, ice-cold, icy * (of the weather) cold, freezing, freezing cold, icy * (feeling the sensation of heat) freezing, freezing cold * (spicy) bland, mild * (electrically charged) neutral, dead * (slang) lifeless

    Derived terms

    * a bit hot * as hot as hell, hot as hell * boiling hot * blow hot and cold * catch it hot, get it hot * give it to someone hot * give it to someone hot and strong * go hot and cold * go like hot cakes, sell like hot cakes * have the hots for * hot air * hot and bothered * hot-and-hot * hot bed * hot beef * hot blast * hot-blooded * hot bottle * hot box * hot-brain * hot-brained * hot bulb * hot button * hot cathode * hot chair * hot check * hot chisel * hot-closet * hot cockles * hot coppers * hot cross bun * hot cupboard * hot damn * hot date * hot diggety, hot diggety dog * hot-dip * hot-dipped * hot dipping * hot dog * hot favorite, hot favourite * hot flash, hot flush * hot-flue * hotfoot * hot from the press, hot off the press * hot gospeler, hot gospeller * hot gospeling, hot gospelling * hot hatch * hot-hatch * hothead * hotheaded * hot-hoof * hot-house, hothouse * hot-iron test * hot-key * hot laboratory * hot line, hotline * hotly * hot-making * hot melt, hot-melt adhesive, hot-melt glue * hot metal * hot money * hotness * hot on * hot on someone's heels * hot-panted, hot-pantsed * hot pants * hot pint * hotplate * hotpot * hot potato * hot-press * hot-presser * hot property * hot rod, hotrod * hot-rodder, hotrodder * hot-saw * hot seat * hot set * hot shift * hot shoe * hot-short * hotshot * hot-skull * hot-spirited * hot spot * hot spring * hotspur * hot squat * hot-stopping * hot-stove * hot stuff * hot-swap * hot tap * hot tear * hot tearing * hot-tempered * hotter * hottie * hotting * hottish * hot to trot * hot-trod * hot tub * hot tube * hot under the collar * hot up * hot wall * hot war * hot water * hot wave * hot well * hot wind * hot-wire * hot-wired * hot with * hot-work * hot-working * in hot pursuit * like a cat on hot bricks * make it hot for, make things hot for * run hot * smoking hot * too hot for * too hot to hold

    Verb

  • To heat; to make or become hot.
  • To become lively or exciting.
  • Synonyms

    * hot up; heat, heat up

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    hootest

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (hoot)

  • hoot

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A derisive cry or shout.
  • The cry of an owl.
  • (US, slang) A fun event or person. (See hootenanny)
  • A small particle
  • * 1878 , John Hanson Beadle, Western Wilds, and the Men who Redeem Them , page 611, Jones Brothers, 1878
  • Well, it was Sunday morning, and the wheat nothing like ripe; but it was a chance, and I got onto my reaper and banged down every hoot of it before Monday night.

    Usage notes

    * (small particle) The term is nearly always encountered in a negative sense in such phrases as don't care a hoot'' or ''don't give two hoots . * (derisive cry) The phrase a hoot and a holler'' has a very different meaning to ''hoot and holler''. The former is a short distance, the latter is a verb of ''derisive cry .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cry out or shout in contempt.
  • * Dryden
  • Matrons and girls shall hoot at thee no more.
  • To make the cry of an owl.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the clamorous owl that nightly hoots
  • To assail with contemptuous cries or shouts; to follow with derisive shouts.
  • * Jonathan Swift
  • Partridge and his clan may hoot me for a cheat.

    See also

    * hooter * hootenanny

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