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hotcha

[ hah-chah, -chuh ]
/ ˈhɑ tʃɑ, -tʃə /
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interjection Older Slang.

(used as an expression of approval or delight, now often used facetiously.)

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Origin of hotcha

First recorded in 1930–35; of uncertain origin
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