heiß

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See also: heiss and Héiss

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • heiss (Switzerland, Liechtenstein)
  • heyß (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German heiz, akin to Old Saxon het, compare Dutch heet.

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heiß (comparative heißer, superlative am heißesten)

  1. hot (having a high temperature)
  2. (of animals, otherwise informal) hot; horny (sexually aroused)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The German word is not used in the sense of “spicy”. For that, see scharf.

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