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hot dog

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noun \ˈhät-ˌdȯg\

Simple Definition of hot dog

  • : a small cooked sausage that is mild in flavor and is usually served in a long roll (called a hot dog bun)

  • : a person (such as an athlete) who performs or plays in a way that is meant to attract attention : a person who hotdogs

  • —used to express approval or pleasure

Full Definition of hot dog

  1. 1 :  frankfurter; especially :  a frankfurter heated and served in a long split roll

  2. 2 [perhaps from 2hot dog] :  one that hotdogs; also :  show-off

Examples of hot dog

  1. The other players on the team don't like him because he's such a hot dog.



1895

First Known Use of hot dog

1895


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hot dog

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interjection \ˈhät-ˈdȯg\

Definition of hot dog

  1. —used to express approval or gratification



Examples of hot dog

  1. <Hot dog! the child cried, We're going to the circus!>



Circa 1906

First Known Use of hot dog

circa 1906


HOT DOG Defined for Kids

hot dog

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noun \ˈhät-ˌdȯg\

Definition of hot dog

  1. :  a frankfurter cooked and then served in a long split roll





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