Definition of hotshot
- a hotshot lawyer
The company has hired a couple of young hotshots to revamp its advertising campaign.
That guy thinks he's a real hotshot.
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ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, fiend, geek, guru, hand, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), past master, scholar, shark, virtuoso, whiz, wizard;
: a talented and successful person : someone who is successful or skillful in a showy or flashy way
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