a sandwich consisting of a frankfurter in a split roll, usually eaten with mustard, sauerkraut, or relish.
Also hotdog,hot dogger,hotdogger,hot-dogger .Informal.
a person who performs complex, showy, and sometimes dangerous maneuvers, especially in surfing or skiing.
a show-off, especially in sports.
Informal. (used to express great joy or delight.)
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A person who performs showy, often dangerous stunts, especially but not exclusively in sports; also, a showoff. For example, He was a shameless hot dog on the tennis court, smashing every ball, or She was a hot dog behind the wheel, screeching her wheels at every turn. The relation of this term to the edible hot dog is unknown. [Colloquial; c. 1900]
Also, hot diggety dog; hot diggety. An interjection expressing delight or enthusiasm, as in Hot dog! What a great gift, or Hot diggety! We got the best concert tickets after all. [Slang; c. 1900]