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red hot

1. adjective Extremely hot. I just took that pan out of the oven, so it's red hot.
2. expression Extremely popular or generating a lot of interest. This doll is red hot right now—I just can't keep it in stock.
3. noun A hot dog. It's a baseball game—of course they'll have red hots, along with every other snack you can think of.
See also: hot, red
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

red hot

1. mod. important; in great demand. The stock market is a red hot issue right now.
2. n. a hot dog; a frankfurter. “Get your red hots right here!” shouted the vendor.
See also: hot, red
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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