hot-stove league

[hot-stohv]

noun

devotees of a sport, especially baseball, who meet for off-season talks.

Nearby words

  1. hot-press,
  2. hot-rod,
  3. hot-roll,
  4. hot-short,
  5. hot-spot,
  6. hot-swappable,
  7. hot-tempered,
  8. hot-water bag,
  9. hot-water bottle,
  10. hot-wire

Origin of hot-stove league

First recorded in 1950–55

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