hot stuff

noun

Definition of hot stuff 

: someone or something unusually good

Examples of hot stuff in a Sentence

His music was hot stuff back in those days. The new guy in her office is hot stuff.

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Capsaicin, the hot stuff in hot peppers, can do the same thing (Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, online, Feb. 10, 2018). Houston Chronicle, "Vicks VapoRub for poison ivy itch," 8 July 2018 Those crews use the hot stuff whenever the weather is relatively warm and dry. Grant Segall, cleveland.com, "Thumpity thump: Potholes are 'worse than usual' this year (photos)," 12 Mar. 2018 In the 1940s and 1950s, Gloria Grahame was hot stuff in Hollywood. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Annihilation,' 'Game Night,' best-picture Oscar marathons and more new movies," 22 Feb. 2018

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1894, in the meaning defined above

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hot stuff

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hot stuff

: someone or something that is unusually good or popular

: a person who is considered hot (sense 5b) : a sexually attractive person

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