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hot stuff

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noun Slang.
  1. a person or thing of exceptional interest or merit.
  2. something unconventional, sensational, or daring: This movie is hot stuff.
  3. 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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  • 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
  1. a person, object, etc, considered important, attractive, sexually exciting, etc
  2. 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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