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sell like hotcakes

To sell something easily and in large quantities. This record has been selling like hotcakes—I can't keep it in stock!
See also: hotcake, like, sell

sell like hotcakes

Fig. [for something] to be sold very fast. The delicious candy sold like hotcakes. The fancy new cars were selling like hotcakes.
See also: hotcake, like, sell

sell like hot cakes

BRITISH or

sell like hotcakes

mainly AMERICAN
If things sell like hot cakes, people buy large quantities of them in a short time. The software is selling like hot cakes. Her products sold like hotcakes. Note: You can also say that things go like hot cakes. The salesman says they've been going like hot cakes. Note: In American English, `hotcakes' are pancakes, while in British English `hot cakes' are cakes which have just been baked.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell

sell (or go) like hot cakes

be sold quickly and in large quantities.
See also: cake, hot, like, sell