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hot dogor 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.
Used to express delight or enthusiasm.
[Originally 19th century slang, from the belief that sausage makers often adulterated sausages with meat from dogs.]
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|Noun||1.||hotdog - someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself|
show-off - 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
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 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
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