hot stuff


noun Slang.

a person or thing of exceptional interest or merit.
something unconventional, sensational, or daring: This movie is hot stuff.
a person who is erotically stimulating or is easily aroused sexually.

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Origin of hot stuff

First recorded in 1750–60
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Example sentences from the Web for hot stuff

  • It was Evacuation-Day, and severely cold, and the hot-stuff pleased everybody, on such an occasion.

    Ned Myers|James Fenimore Cooper

British Dictionary definitions for hot stuff

hot stuff

noun informal

a person, object, etc, considered important, attractive, sexually exciting, etc
a pornographic or erotic book, play, film, etc
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Idioms and Phrases with hot stuff

hot stuff

see hot number.

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