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hot dog

  (American informal)
to perform actions in a sport so that people notice you because of your skill or speed (always + adv/prep ) They spent the day hot dogging down the slopes at Aspen. (American informal)
See also: dog, hot

hot dog

A person who performs showy, often dangerous stunts, especially but not exclusively in sports; also, a showoff. For example, He was a shameless hot dog on the tennis court, smashing every ball, or She was a hot dog behind the wheel, screeching her wheels at every turn. The relation of this term to the edible hot dog is unknown. [Colloquial; c. 1900]
2. Also, hot diggety dog; hot diggety. An interjection expressing delight or enthusiasm, as in Hot dog! What a great gift, or Hot diggety! We got the best concert tickets after all. [Slang; c. 1900]
See also: dog, hot
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