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not too hot

1. Not very good; not completely healthy or well. That burger I ate wasn't too hot, but their soup was delicious! Her track record hasn't been too hot lately. We'll have to keep an eye on her work. I'm not feeling too hot this morning. I think I may have the 'flu.
2. Not as good as one believes. A: "I can't believe we have to play against last year's champions in the first game of the tournament!" B: "Eh, they're not too hot. I think we can take 'em!"
See also: hot, not

not so/too ˈhot

(informal) not very well, healthy, etc.; not very good: ‘How do you feel today?’ ‘Not so hot.’Her work’s not too hot, is it? I thought she’d be better than this!
See also: hot, not
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You may get away with missing a weekend if they are in shade and it isn't too hot. Invest in an automatic watering system with a battery-powered electronic timer from Hozelock.
The Government could also consider introducing a maximum workplace temperature, giving employees the right to work in an environment which isn't too hot.
Like Goldilocks, the ideal location isn't too hot and it isn't too cold, it's just right.
I hope it isn't too hot in your costumes and can't wait to see the photographs.
So the economy ends up with this Goldilocks scenario of economic growth that isn't too hot, but isn't too cold, which has kept bond yields and mortgage rates in check.
The planet exists in what is known as the "Goldilocks Zone" - an area near earth that isn't too hot, or cold but is just right for sustaining life.
or if your Polish isn't too hot, it says "Poland's Finest Ska Band", that would be Skabomambo then, and they are topping the bill at The West Indian Centre, Spon Street, tomorrow, with Ska-Waddy and Mr Shankly.
Kieran Purcell, trainer of Bingo Lady "I'm hoping the race isn't too hot. She'd love a drop of rain and we hope she comes home safe."
Watch the oven isn't too hot - if the ham looks like its starting to take on too much colour, turn the oven down to finish.
Just make sure the oven isn't too hot when baking and use a bain-marie, which is a tray with some water in, to help prevent burning the edges of the terrine.
extra tips Always make sure your hands are cool and your kitchen isn't too hot when you're making pastry, otherwise it will start to cook while you're mixing it.
"Could you come up with something that isn't too hot but is spicy enough to worry me?" "Leave it to me," said the genial waiter and, sure enough, 20 minutes later, a chicken-mince concoction appeared which really hit the spot, hot enough to make me nervous but full of flavour.
Make sure the wax isn't too hot when you add your oils, however, as the scent will evaporate.