Origin of hot shot
Examples from the Web for hot shot
The hot-shot of the enemy's batteries were falling in the streets, and flames were breaking out in all parts of the town.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
"You don't have to say a word, hot-shot," interrupted Astro.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
If the range isn't right the hot-shot will be of no service.'Military Career of Napoleon the Great|Montgomery B. Gibbs
Well, come on, hot-shot, we still got a lot of cleaning to do.Sabotage in Space|Carey Rockwell