hot stuff


: someone or something unusually good

Examples of hot stuff in a Sentence

His music was hot stuff back then. The new guy in her office is hot stuff.
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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hot stuff was in 1894

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“Hot stuff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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