heiß

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See also: heiss and Héiss

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German heiz, from Proto-West Germanic *hait. Akin to Old Saxon het, Dutch heet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /haɪ̯s/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯s

Adjective[edit]

heiß (strong nominative masculine singular heißer, comparative heißer, superlative am heißesten)

  1. hot (having a high temperature)
    Antonyms: kalt, kühl
  2. (of animals, otherwise informal) hot; horny (sexually aroused)
    Synonyms: geil, rallig, scharf

Usage notes[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • heiß” in Duden online
  • heiß” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache