hot dog

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English[edit]

A hot dog on a bun, with ketchup.

Etymology[edit]

1894 (US), both the sense of frankfurter in a roll, and of show-off.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhɒt.dɒɡ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɒt.dɒɡ/, /ˈhɒt.dɔɡ/
  • (Boston, New England) IPA(key): /ˈhʌt.dɒɡ/, [ˈhʌʔ.dɒːɡ]

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Interjection[edit]

hot dog!

  1. An expression of delight or enthusiasm
    • 1954, Oren Arnold, The Golden Chair, Elsevier, page 249,
      He patted his lap for her to sit on. Hot dog, I said to myself; settin' on his lap!
    • 2006, Robert B. Parker, Hundred-Dollar Baby, Putnam, ISBN 0399153764, page 140,
      "Anybody with an alibi they can tell me?" I said.
      No one said anything.
      "Hot dog!" I said.
  2. An expression of disappointment

Noun[edit]

hot dog (plural hot dogs)

  1. A food consisting of a frankfurter, or wiener, in a bread roll, usually served with ketchup, mustard, relish, etc.
  2. A sausage of the type used as a general ingredient in sense 1 (above).
  3. A show-off or daredevil, especially in such sports as surfing, skateboarding, or skiing.
  4. (New Zealand) A battered, deep-fried sausage or saveloy on a stick.

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Verb[edit]

hot dog (third-person singular simple present hot dogs, present participle hot dogging, simple past and past participle hot dogged)

  1. (intransitive, slang) To perform a dangerous or difficult act or stunt as a display of skill or daring.

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Noun[edit]

hot dog

  1. hot dog (frankfurter in a bun)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Noun[edit]

hot dog m (plural hot dog)

  1. (Mexico) hot dog, the complete snack - never just the sausage

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