Definition of Hotshot in English :

Define Hotshot in English

Hotshot meaning in English

Meaning of Hotshot in English

Pronunciation of Hotshot in English

Hotshot pronunciation in English

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1. ace, adept, champion, genius, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

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see synonyms of hotshot
an important person or expert, esp when showy

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noun Slang
1.  US
a person regarded by others or personally as an expert in some activity or as very important, aggressive, or skillful
often used ironically and attributively
2.  US
a fast freight train

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see synonyms of hotshot
1. Slang A person of impressive skill and daring, especially one who is highly successful and self-assured.
2. A nonstop freight train.

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