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)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hot dog (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative hot dog hot dogit
accusative nom.? hot dog hot dogit
gen. hot dogin
genitive hot dogin hot dogien
partitive hot dogia hot dogeja
inessive hot dogissa hot dogeissa
elative hot dogista hot dogeista
illative hot dogiin hot dogeihin
adessive hot dogilla hot dogeilla
ablative hot dogilta hot dogeilta
allative hot dogilleˣ hot dogeilleˣ
essive hot dogina hot dogeina
translative hot dogiksi hot dogeiksi
instructive hot dogein
abessive hot dogitta hot dogeitta
comitative hot dogeineen

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hot dog m (plural hot dogs)

  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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