noun, Slang: Vulgar.
a person who behaves in a showy or conceited manner; hotshot.
(used to express enthusiasm or approval.)
: Thought he was a hot shit basketball player/ to get the hot-shit, thick-book education he could well afford
noun, Photography. 1. a bracket on a camera body that provides support and electrical contact for an electronic flash attachment. noun 1. (photog) an accessory shoe on a camera through which electrical contact is made to an electronic flash device
[hot-shawrt] /ˈhɒtˈʃɔrt/ adjective 1. (of steel or wrought iron) brittle when heated, usually due to high sulfur content.
[hot-shot] /ˈhɒtˌʃɒt/ Slang. adjective 1. highly successful and aggressive: a hotshot lawyer; a hotshot account exec. 2. displaying skill flamboyantly: a hotshot ballplayer. 3. moving, going, or operating without a stop; fast: a hotshot express. noun, Also, (for defs 4, 6). 4. an impressively successful or skillful and often vain person. 5. Railroads. an express […]
[hot shot for 1; hot shot for 2] /ˈhɒt ˈʃɒt for 1; ˈhɒt ˌʃɒt for 2/ noun 1. incandescent shot fired to set enemy ships or buildings on fire. 2. (defs 4, 6). modifier noun phrase