hotter

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hotter

  1. comparative form of hot: more hot

Noun[edit]

hotter (plural hotters)

  1. (UK, slang) One who steals a vehicle in order to joyride.
    • 1992, David P. Waddington, Contemporary Issues in Public Disorder (page 209)
      Unable effectively to give chase to the hotters for fear of endangering the lives of pedestrians and motorists, the police had been forced to play a waiting game []

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hotter (third-person singular simple present hotters, present participle hottering, simple past and past participle hottered)

  1. (UK, dialect, Northern England, dated) To vibrate; to rattle.
    • 1833, Thomas Sopwith, An account of the mining districts of Alston Moor, Weardale and Teesdale in Cumberland and Durham (page 137)
      The jolting, hottering motion of the waggon, the splashing of the water, and the dark and narrow passage, all concur to produce a strange effect []

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