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hotdog

play
verb hot·dog \ˈhät-ˌdȯg\

Simple Definition of hotdog

  • : to perform or play in a way that is meant to attract attention

Full Definition of hotdog

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to perform in a conspicuous or often ostentatious manner; especially :  to perform fancy stunts and maneuvers (as while surfing or skiing)

hot·dog·ger play \-ˌdȯ-gər\ noun

Examples of hotdog

  1. His opponents have accused him of hotdogging after he scores a touchdown.

  2. <a skier who couldn't resist the urge to hotdog on the slopes whenever he wanted to impress a girl>



Origin of hotdog

2hot dog


First Known Use: 1963


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