hot number

a hot number

1. A person who is very sexually attractive. I met a real hot number last night. I could barely take my eyes off of him!
2. Someone or something that is particularly trendy, popular, or fashionable at the moment. That new talking robotic doll is definitely a hot number going into the holiday season. The movie star has become a really hot number in the media lately.
See also: hot, number

hot number

Also, hot stuff. Someone or something that is currently popular or fashionable; also, someone or something unconventional or daring. For example, That new song is going to be a hot number, or He really thinks he's hot stuff. These slangy expressions use hot in the sense of "recent" or "fresh," a usage dating from the 1300s, although hot stuff dates from the 1700s and hot number from about 1900.
See also: hot, number

hot number

1. n. an exciting piece of music. Now here’s a hot number by the Wanderers.
2. n. an attractive or sexy girl or woman. Who’s that hot number I saw you with last night?
See also: hot, number
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