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hotshot

noun

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  1. a person with a high level of knowledge or skill in a field while still in his 20s, he was known on Wall Street as an investment hotshot Synonyms of hotshot ace, adept, artist, authority, cognoscente, connoisseur, crackerjack (also crackajack), dab [chiefly British], dab hand [chiefly British], fiend, geek, guru, hand, expert, maestro, master, maven (also mavin), meister, past master, proficient, scholar, shark, sharp, virtuoso, whiz, wizardWords Related to hotshot pro, professional; consultant, hired gun, specialist; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan; craftsman, journeyman; all-rounder [British], jack-of-all-trades, Renaissance man; mistressNear Antonyms of hotshot apprentice, beginner, neophyte, novice; dabbler, dilettante; layman, nonprofessionalAntonyms of hotshot amateur, inexpert, nonexpert



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