1. To perform daring, showy, often dangerous stunts so as to impress other people. (Usually used in the continuous tense; sometimes hyphenated.) Primarily heard in US. He spent the afternoon hot dogging on his jet ski in front of the ladies on the beach.
2. A person who performs such daring stunts. Primarily heard in US. There are always a few hot dogs at this park showing off on their skateboards.
3. An exclamation of excitement or pleasant surprise. Primarily heard in US. Hot dog! I can't wait to try out my new motorbike! Our application was approved? Well, hot dog!
Hot diggety (dog)!and Hot dog!; Hot ziggety!
Inf. an expression of excitement and delight. (These expressions have no meaning and no relationship to dogs or to wieners.) Rachel: I got an A! Hot diggety dog! Henry: Good for you! Tom: You won first place! Mary: Hot ziggety!
See also: hot
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]
Hot diggety (dog)!(ˈhɑt ˈdɪgədi (ˈdɔg))
exclam. Wow! I made it on time. Hot diggety!
Hot diggety !verb
See Hot diggety dog!
See also: hot