noun Chiefly British.
mutton or beef cooked with potatoes in a covered pot.
- hot pack,
- hot pants,
- hot pepper,
- hot plate,
- hot pool,
- hot potato,
- hot rod,
- hot rodder,
- hot sauce,
- hot seat
Origin of hot pot
First recorded in 1690–1700
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Examples from the Web for hotpot
“I love spicy food, and my friends tell me that Sichuan hotpot has become very popular in Addis Abeba,” he said.
After some hesitation Sylvia decided on hotpot and fig pudding.The Third Class at Miss Kaye's|Angela Brazil
My throat is peeling, my tongue is burning: this is no hotpot.The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)|Charles de Coster
/ (ˈhɒtˌpɒt) /
British a baked stew or casserole made with meat or fish and covered with a layer of potatoes
Australian slang a heavily backed horse
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