hot (to be...)
сексуально возбужденный (см. BONER, hard-on (HARD), get hot (GET) и т. д.). Сегодня изображать мужчину в таком состоянии считается сверхнеприличным, а в старину это не просто грехом не считалось, а даже обожествлялось (см. рис. (Таких тотемов Британской Колумбии много. Индейцы не скромничали и достоинство своих идолов изображали достойно)). Если бы мы писали о Латинской Америке, то привели бы гораздо более впечатляющие иллюстрации - все там бывавшие помнят эти чудовищные каменные принадлежности в храмах ацтеков и майя.

Hot (to be hot) — это и "возбуждать" в сугубо физиологическом смысле, и "быть на гребне популярности, успеха" (скажем: "горячий хит"). Оба значения популярны.

Hot for someone (to be) — испытывать к этому объекту влечение.

(*)Hot shit — агрессивный, самоуверенный, неотразимый.

American slang. English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

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