Definitions and Examples of warm, hot
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having or giving off a moderate degree of heat; not cool or cold.
The sun felt warm on her face as she lay on the beach.
Having a high degree of heat or a high temperature.
The coffee was too hot to drink right away.
Key Differences: warm vs hot
- 1Warm is a moderate temperature that is comfortable and pleasant.
- 2Hot is a high temperature that can be uncomfortable or even painful.
Effective Usage of warm, hot
- 1Weather Reports: Use warm and hot to describe the temperature in weather reports.
- 2Food and Drinks: Use hot to describe food or drinks that are served at a high temperature.
- 3Body Sensations: Use warm to describe a comfortable body sensation, such as feeling cozy under a blanket.
The antonyms warm and hot convey a higher temperature than nippier. Use warm to describe a comfortable and pleasant temperature, and hot to describe a high temperature that can be uncomfortable or even painful. These words can be used in weather reports, to describe food and drinks, and to describe body sensations.