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1. and hot under the collar mod. angry. Gee, that guy is really hot under the collar. What did I do?
2. mod. wanted by the police. (Underworld.) Lefty is hot because of his part in the bank job.
3. mod. stolen. Rocko won’t touch a hot watch or anything else hot.
4. mod. carrying contraband and subject to arrest if caught. Lefty was hot and needed a place to stay.
5. mod. having a run of good luck in gambling. I was hot when I started. I’m broke now.
6. mod. of great renown; doing quite well for the time being. The opera tenor was hot, and even the lowbrows would pay to hear him.
7. mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Old.) Willy was too hot to stand up.
8. mod. selling well. These things are really hot this season.
9. mod. sexy; sexually arousing. Wow, who was that hot hunk you were with?
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Rock is their motto and belief, and their love of performing and re-living the greatest stage show on earth is what keeps Hotter than Hell so amazingly precise and truly entertaining.
While this would be one of the hotter Ramadan observed, next year would probably be even hotter as it would cover the whole month of July, he said.
But it's set to get hotter again on Thursday before cooling off towards the weekend.
Burnam has repeatedly tried to prevent the import of hotter waste and on Wednesday he tried again, with a procedural move to try to kill the bill.
On the Scoville scale, it has a figure of 855,000 - over 100 times hotter than a jalapeno.
Met Office forecaster Andrew Silbey said: "Air from the south, France and Spain is making things hotter here.
While Kahn's book is perhaps overly optimistic about the future of cities and contains some tenuous climate-change predictions, it reflects his unwavering confidence in people's ability to adapt through green innovation and offers cogent recommendations for how we might cope with our hotter future.
Hotter was founded in 1959 by the parents of current managing director, Stewart Houlgrave.
Research has shown that British consumers are eating food over 400 times hotter than during the 1960s, reflected in the 20% rise in sales of hot food products over the last year[3].
After her girl next door image in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Anushka perhaps realised that it was easier to get noticed in a hotter avatar.
Unseasonably warm weather saw surfers take to the sea at Tynemouth Beach yesterday as temperatures in the North East were hotter than Greece.
IT'S been the wettest summer in living memory - - but your favourite Sunday read is - getting hotter and hotter.
Inside it said: "June 23C July 25C August 29C September 24C Phew - it's going to get hotter and then hotter still, as summer 2007 in Wales may break all records.
Hugh Fell, managing partner of George F White, an independent firm of chartered surveyors and property professionals in the North-East, will be presenting the seminar on climate change, suggesting that as a result of the warmer, wetter winters and hotter drier summers, farmers will have to change practices.
The peerless Hans Hotter (1909-2003) was, as Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau points out in his fore-word to this recent translation, "probably the most important Wagner interpreter of his generation.