hot-dogger

hot dog

[n. hot dawg; interj. hot dawg]
noun
1.
a frankfurter.
2.
a sandwich consisting of a frankfurter in a split roll, usually eaten with mustard, sauerkraut, or relish.
3.
Also, hotdog, hot dogger, hotdogger, hot-dogger. Informal.
a.
a person who performs complex, showy, and sometimes dangerous maneuvers, especially in surfing or skiing.
b.
a show-off, especially in sports.
interjection
4.
Informal. (used to express great joy or delight.)

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism

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hot dog1
 
n
a sausage, esp a frankfurter, served hot in a long roll split lengthways
 
[C20: from the supposed resemblance of the sausage to a dachshund]

hot dog2
 
n
1.  chiefly (US) a person who performs showy acrobatic manoeuvres when skiing or surfing
 
vb , hot-dog, -dogs, -dogging, -dogged
2.  (intr) to perform a series of manoeuvres in skiing, surfing, etc, esp in a showy manner
 
[C20: from US hot dog!, exclamation of pleasure, approval, etc]

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hot dog
"sausage on a split roll," c.1890, popularized by cartoonist T.A. Dorgan. It is said to echo a 19c. suspicion (occasionally justified) that sausages contained dog meat. Meaning "someone particularly skilled or excellent" (with overtones of showing off) is from 1896. Connection between the two senses
is unclear. Hot dog! as an exclamation of approval was in use by 1906.
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