What is another word for piping hot?

Pronunciation: [pˈa͡ɪpɪŋ hˈɒt] (IPA)

When food is served blazing hot, "piping hot" is a commonly used phrase. However, there are other synonyms that one can use to describe hot food. Sizzling, scorching, and blistering are some alternatives that can be used. Another apt synonym for piping hot can be "steaming," which emphasizes the steam emanating from freshly made hot food. Words like fiery, molten, and torrid can be used to describe hot soup, stew or chili that's particularly spicy. When describing a hot beverage like coffee or tea, other synonyms like scalding, boiling, or burning can be used. Employing these synonyms adds variety to one's language and adds depth to the description of food served hot.

What are the hypernyms for Piping hot?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for piping hot?

When describing the temperature of food or drinks as "piping hot," the opposite would be "ice cold" or "chilled." Other antonyms could include "lukewarm," "cool," or "room temperature." These words imply that the item in question is not as hot as desired and may need to be reheated. "Cold" and "chilled" could also imply that the item has been refrigerated or stored in a cool place. It is important to note that the perception of temperature can vary from person to person and what one person considers "piping hot," may be too hot or not hot enough for another.

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Famous quotes with Piping hot

  • When I wake up in the morning, I just can't get started until I've had that first, piping hot pot of coffee. Oh, I've tried other enemas.
    Emo Philips
  • Men could not be contented to take the Oracle just as it came piping hot from the Mouth of their God. But perhaps, when they had come a great way for it, they thought it would look silly to carry home an Oracle in Prose.
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle

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