hot link

noun
plural hot links

Definition of hot link

1 : hyperlink By clicking on highlighted words, called hot links, you're instantly taken to other Internet sites that offer additional or related information.— Victoria Von Biel
2 : a spicy sausage With so many timid hot links on the barbecue scene, it was good to meet one that had actual texture and heat to it—plus snap to the bite.— Allen Pierleoni

Other Words from hot link

hot-link \ ˈhät-​ˌliŋk How to pronounce hot link (audio) \ verb

Examples of hot link in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The hot dog spot’s best-seller is the Kyoto fire: a hot link piled with fried onions, habanero peppers, teriyaki sauce, jalapeños and furikake. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Nov. 2021 Horn uses the time to run through experiments in his mind: what kind of salt would taste best smoked, how the earthiness of a particularly rub could work well with the spice of a separate batch of hot links. SFChronicle.com, 2 July 2019 M & M Soul Food in Carson gilds its heaping hot link dinners with sides of cornbread, collard greens and candied yams. Garrett Snyder, Los Angeles Times, 27 Aug. 2019 The day after Stateway’s reunion, more than 2,000 people gathered in the southwest corner of Washington Park, grilling hot links and hamburgers, resting under tents and dancing in the grass as children ran through the park. Lolly Bowean, chicagotribune.com, 6 Sep. 2019 But sometimes, they tire of dislodging hot links from the Dirt Devil and decide to go out on game day. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 29 Aug. 2019 The hula hot link sandwich ($10) is a charmingly messy number, piled with creamy slaw, drizzled with barbecue sauce and featuring spicy pork sausage with a great snap and a golden, griddled crust. Dominic Armato, azcentral, 15 May 2018 The other gumbo was equally dark and contained shrimp, fried in a batter crispy enough to hold its crunch within the murk, and with a housemade Louisiana-style hot link. Brett Martin, GQ, 23 Apr. 2018 Rock Country will serve food that follows the Southern rock-country music theme, such as Nashville hot chicken and waffles ($17.50), Texas hot links ($14.50) and smoked chicken ($16). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of hot link

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Hot link.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20link. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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