Definition of Hot dog

1. Noun. Someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself.

Exact synonyms: Hotdog
Generic synonyms: Exhibitionist, Show-off

2. Noun. A frankfurter served hot on a bun.
Exact synonyms: Hotdog, Red Hot
Terms within: Dog, Frank, Frankfurter, Hotdog, Weenie, Wiener, Wienerwurst, Frankfurter Bun, Hotdog Bun
Generic synonyms: Sandwich
Specialized synonyms: Chili Dog

3. Noun. A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll.
Exact synonyms: Dog, Frank, Frankfurter, Hotdog, Weenie, Wiener, Wienerwurst
Generic synonyms: Sausage
Specialized synonyms: Vienna Sausage
Group relationships: Hotdog, Red Hot

Definition of Hot dog

1. Interjection. An expression of delight or enthusiasm ¹

2. Noun. A food consisting of a frankfurter, or wiener, in a bread roll, usually served with ketchup, mustard, relish, etc. ¹

3. Noun. A sausage of the type used as a general ingredient in sense 1 (above). ¹

4. Noun. A show-off or daredevil, especially in such sports as surfing, skateboarding, or skiing. ¹

5. Noun. (NZ) A battered, deep-fried sausage or saveloy on a stick. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive slang) To perform a dangerous or difficult act or stunt as a display of skill or daring. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hot Dog

hot damn
hot dark matter
hot dates
hot desk
hot desker
hot deskers
hot desking
hot desks
hot diggety
hot diggety dog
hot diggity
hot diggity dog
hot dipping
hot dippings
hot dog (current term)
hot dog bun
hot dogs
hot extraction
hot favorite
hot favourite
hot flash
hot flashes
hot flush
hot flushes
hot from the press
hot gangrene
hot glue
hot gospeler
hot gospeling

Literary usage of Hot dog

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Daily Word Problems, Grade 6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Jill Norris, Amy Beth Tuttle, Wes Tuttle, Don Robinson (2001)
"Daily Word Problems Friday-Week 32 hot dog Vendor The following graph ... hot dog Sales Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Day of the Week What is the ..."

2. All About Animals Around the World by Lisa Vitarisi Mathews (2005)
"Children make healthy "banana dogs" using fresh fruit and hot dog buns. Children love the taste, and you will love the fact that these are simple and quick. ..."

3. With Seeing Eyes: The Unusual Story of an Observant Thinker at the Front by Harold Morton Kramer (1919)
"These French women did not understand English, but we found that it was easier to order a chien chaud (French for " hot dog ") sandwich than it was to try ..."

4. Daily Word Problems: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"hot dog Sales Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Day of the Week • What is the average number of hot dogs sold for the five days? ..."

5. Hollywood & the Best of Los Angeles Alive! by Robert White, Phyllis White (2002)
"... Inexpensive The thing that distinguishes this hot dog stand from every other hot dog stand is its shape - it looks like a giant hot dog bun with mustard ..."

6. Cooking With the Baker Street Bunchby M. W. Paulson by M. W. Paulson (2006)
"STUFF TO MAKE IT 2 slices of precooked bacon (Hormel, buy at the grocery store) 1 hot dog 1 slice cheese 1 hot dog bun 2 large dill pickle chips TOOLS YOU ..."

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