- 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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Examples 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
- 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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