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run hot

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run hot

verb phrase

  1. To drive a police car with siren, lights, etc, turned on: Wager didn't bother with running hot (1970s+ Police)
  2. To be ahead of one's schedule: I have to slow down because I'm running hot (1990s+ Bus drivers)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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