hot dogging

hotdogging

[hot-daw-ging, -dog-ing]
noun Informal.
the act of one who hot-dogs; the performance of intricate, daring, or flamboyant stunts.
Also, hot-dogging.


Origin:
1960–65; hot-dog + -ing1

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hot-dog

[hot-dawg, -dog] Informal.
verb (used without object), hot-dogged, hot-dogging.
1.
to perform unusual or very intricate maneuvers in a sport, especially surfing or skiing.
2.
to perform in a recklessly or flamboyantly skillful manner, as in a sport or athletic activity; show off.
adjective
3.
skillful or excellent, as in sports performance.
4.
of, indicating, or for a type of sports activity, especially surfing or skiing, in which intricate and potentially dangerous stunts are performed.
5.
intended or done to draw attention; showy or sensational.
Also, hotdog.
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