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.

Nearby words

  1. hot shot,
  2. hot spot,
  3. hot spring,
  4. hot springs,
  5. hot springs national park,
  6. hot swapping,
  7. hot switch,
  8. hot take,
  9. hot tear,
  10. hot ticket

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


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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