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hot dog

or hot·dog (hŏt′dôg′, -dŏg′)
1. A frankfurter, especially one served hot in a long soft roll. Also called red-hot.
2. Slang One who performs showy, often dangerous stunts, as in skiing or surfing.
interj. Informal
Used to express delight or enthusiasm.

[Originally 19th century slang, from the belief that sausage makers often adulterated sausages with meat from dogs.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hotdog - someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himselfhotdog - someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
show-off, exhibitionist - someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
2.hotdog - a frankfurter served hot on a bun
frankfurter, weenie, wienerwurst, wiener, frank, hot dog, hotdog, dog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
frankfurter bun, hotdog bun - a long bun shaped to hold a frankfurter
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
chili dog - a hotdog with chili con carne on it
3.hotdog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smokedhotdog - a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
sausage - highly seasoned minced meat stuffed in casings
Vienna sausage - short slender frankfurter usually with ends cut off
red hot, hot dog, hotdog - a frankfurter served hot on a bun
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