- 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.
Origin of hot stuff
First recorded in 1750–60
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Related Words for hot stuffbombastic, pretentious, cocky, exultant, pompous, arrogant, musician, magician, prodigy, cappuccino, espresso, caffeine, heat, service, pro, authority, brain, champ, sharp, pundit
Examples from the Web for hot stuff
Historical Examples of hot stuff
It was Evacuation-Day, and severely cold, and the hot-stuff pleased everybody, on such an occasion.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
- 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
see hot number.
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