Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 01/26/16 Hot-dog

Hot-dog (verb, adjective, noun, interjection)
hot-dog or hotdog
[hot-dawg, -dog] Informal.
[noun hot dawg; interjection hot dawg]

verb (used without object), hot-dogged, hot-dogging.
1. to perform unusual or very intricate maneuvers in a sport, especially surfing or skiing.
2. to perform in a recklessly or flamboyantly skillful manner, as in a sport or athletic activity; show off.

3. skillful or excellent, as in sports performance.
4. of, indicating, or for a type of sports activity, especially surfing or skiing, in which intricate and potentially dangerous stunts are performed.
5. intended or done to draw attention; showy or sensational.

1. a frankfurter.
2. a sandwich consisting of a frankfurter in a split roll, usually eaten with mustard, sauerkraut, or relish.
3. Also, hotdog, hot dogger, hotdogger, hot-dogger. Informal.
a. a person who performs complex, showy, and sometimes dangerous maneuvers, especially in surfing or skiing.
b. a show-off, especially in sports.

4. Informal. (used to express great joy or delight.)

Origin: 1895-1900, Americanism

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