hotter

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hotter

  1. comparative form of hot: more hot

Noun[edit]

hotter (plural hotters)

  1. (Britain, 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. (Britain, 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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