Definition of Hotshot

1. Noun. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.

Exact synonyms: Ace, Adept, Champion, Genius, Maven, Mavin, Sensation, Star, Superstar, Virtuoso, Whiz, Whizz, Wiz, Wizard
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Track Star
Derivative terms: Ace, Adept, Star, Virtuoso



Definition of Hotshot

1. Adjective. Highly skilled. ¹

2. Adjective. Displaying talent. ¹

3. Noun. Someone with exceptional skills in a certain field. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hotshot

1. a showily skillful person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hotshot

hotplate
hotplates
hotpot
hotpots
hotpress
hotpressed
hotpresser
hotpressers
hotpresses
hotpressing
hotrod
hotrodder
hotrodders
hotrods
hots
hotshot (current term)
hotshots
hotspot
hotspots
hotspur
hotspurs
hott
hotted
hottentot
hottentotism
hotter
hottered
hottering
hotters
hottest

Literary usage of Hotshot

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1. World Directory of Aerospace Vehicle Research and Development (1991)
"General Comments: A decision was made by ONERA in early 1988 to initiate the high-enthalpy F4 hotshot Wind Tunnel project to conduct tests for ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1902)
"The Charon of 44 Guns & two Smaler Vessels were set on fire the night before last by hotshot from one of the French Batteries—and burned to the waters ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"As the red-hotshot of Admiral Seymour carried destruction among the houses inside the Canton walls, so the brilliant speeches of the opposition went tearing ..."

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