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hot (1)

This page is about the slang term hot (1)

Meaning: stolen

For example:

  • It's not easy to sell a hot car. The police send out lists of stolen vehicles to car dealers.

  • Those computers usually cost about two thousand dollars, so if you only paid five hundred, it must be hot.

Quick Quiz:

If someone says they have hot goods for sale, it means the goods

a. are very fashionable

b. are very high-quality

c. have been stolen

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Contributor: Matt Errey