hot shit

noun

Definition of hot shit

vulgar : someone or something that is unusually good : hot stuff especially : someone who is very attractive, popular, or powerful You think you're hot shit with your tight jeans and your hipster haircut? — Nathan Rabin Valli Little is like, hot shit in the food editor business. She's a god. — Melissa Mason "… He used to know Jimmy Page real well, … when Jimmy played in a band called the Presidents, who were hot shit down there in their hometown. …" — Keith Richards

First Known Use of hot shit

1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Hot shit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20shit. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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