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Noun: hotdog  'hót,dóg
  1. A frankfurter served hot on a bun
    - hot dog, red hot [US, dialect]
  2. A smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    - frank [US, informal], frankfurter, hot dog, dog [informal], wiener [N. Amer, S.Africa], wienerwurst [N. Amer], weenie [N. Amer, informal], wienie [N. Amer, informal]
  3. [N. Amer, informal] Someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
    - hot dog [N. Amer, informal]
Verb: hot-dog (hot-dogged,hot-dogging)
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Perform intricate manoeuvres while skiing

Derived forms: hot-dogs, hot dogs, hot-dogging, hotdogs, hot-dogged

Type of: exhibitionist, sandwich, sarnie [Brit, informal], sausage, showboat [N. Amer, informal], show-off [informal], ski, wurst

Encyclopedia: Hotdog