hot·​tie ˈhä-tē How to pronounce hottie (audio)
: a physically attractive person

Examples of hottie in a Sentence

His girlfriend is a real hottie. if you're not a hottie, you haven't a prayer of getting on that reality show
Recent Examples on the Web Expect to see appearances from stars Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift, Cardi B, resident hottie Megan Thee Stallion, and more broadcast live from the Prudential Center. Vulture, 12 Sep. 2023 Here, an extremely important taxonomy of Irish hotties. Jessica Roy, ELLE, 10 Aug. 2023 Fellow hotties flooded Meg's comment section, giving their favorite hot girl their stamp of approval. Jasmine Washington, Seventeen, 28 June 2023 And 10 new unsuspecting hotties just arrived on a luxury yacht, expecting to find their soulmates while filming a show called Love Overboard. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 The internet has always loved the concept of historical hotties: old Hollywood celebrities in their youth, daguerrotype guys with boy-band features under all that mutton-chop, anonymous Wild West mugshots, one’s parents in their 20s and 30s, dressed in goofy yet flattering period fashions. Vulture, 15 May 2023 That gives Devi time to explore a relationship with bad boy Ethan (Michael Cimino), the new school hottie now that Paxton has graduated. Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY, 9 June 2023 Meanwhile, Greg has yet to snag a hottie but did pick up useful intel: there is a kill list of eight or nine names who will be cut when the deal goes through. Erica Gonzales, ELLE, 25 Apr. 2023 Over in the man zone, Matthew M. is Ben, a motorcycle-riding hottie with a body who works in advertising and is, for some reason, in a power struggle with two very hot women who are both named Judy. Emma Specter, Vogue, 8 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hottie was in 1913

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“Hottie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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