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Hot stuff   /hɑt stəf/   Listen
Hot stuff

noun
1.
The quality of being attractive and exciting (especially sexually exciting).  Synonym: voluptuousness.
2.
The quality of being popular.






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"Hot stuff" Quotes from Famous Books



... do a few tricks like the cups and balls, and those which I will describe later, to be discouraged under the impression that not being a born conjuror it will be useless for him to attempt small tricks without constant and monotonous practice. A little attention and trouble will make him "hot stuff" with the cups and balls and will lead him on ...
— Indian Conjuring • L. H. Branson

... dish of tea, of which he had been given a little present, he said, of late; and as it would have cut him to the heart if we had refused all his proffers, we sat while he bustled about at his brew, and then we all sipped the hot stuff out of porcelain cups and chatted away as if the world had ...
— Marjorie • Justin Huntly McCarthy

... or two," he admitted, "though nothing very much!" he hastened to add. "Some of our chaps are pretty hot stuff, though. There's B. now; B.'s got nine ...
— Great Britain at War • Jeffery Farnol

... other with rosin, tallow, and oil, and such stuff as the shipwrights use for that work; and the man that attended the carpenter had a great iron ladle in his hand, with which he supplied the men that were at work with the hot stuff. Two of the enemy's men entered the boat just where this fellow stood in the foresheets; he immediately saluted them with a ladle full of the stuff, boiling hot which so burned and scalded them, being half-naked that they roared ...
— The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe • Daniel Defoe

... Hebron. I'll give you time to make your will, write to your lady-love, and crawl out if you care to. Ali Higg is hot stuff. Suppose we leave it this way: I'll go on to Hebron. You think it over. You can overtake me at Hebron any time before tonight, and if you do, all right; but if second thoughts make you squeamish about crucifixion—they ...
— The Lion of Petra • Talbot Mundy

... These held the hot stuff from the jug, however, as well as golden goblets would have done; and Bob served it out with beaming looks, while the chestnuts on the fire sputtered and cracked ...
— Christmas - Its Origin, Celebration and Significance as Related in Prose and Verse • Various

... to him! Yes, sir; you bet! Didn't I have the gall? That's the way you want to do to get along—get right in and not be afraid. I got his signature, you bet. Ah, I'm right in it with Beale; he thinks I'm hot stuff." ...
— Vandover and the Brute • Frank Norris

... call on Priscilla, And happen to finding her in; He sit close beside her on sofa, And give her gude lots of his chin. "Miles Standish," he say, "ban gude faller, Hot stuff vith his pistol and knife; And so ay ban coming to tal yu He'd ...
— The Norsk Nightingale - Being the Lyrics of a "Lumberyack" • William F. Kirk

... demanded Frank Shaw, poking his nose into the tent. "Going to take pictures of the counterfeiters den! I'm in on that. We'll take a bunch of pictures—enough for a first-page layout—and send 'em in to dad's newspaper. Hot stuff! What? And I'll write the biography of Uncle Ike, and send it in with the rest. His picture ought to go in the center of the layout. He'll be ...
— The Boy Scout Camera Club - The Confession of a Photograph • G. Harvey Ralphson



Words linked to "Hot stuff" :   popularity, voluptuousness, colloquialism, quality



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