• WordNet 3.6
    • n hotshot someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hotshot A foolish, inconsiderate fellow.
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In literature:

Pete Engels, hotshot engineer cashiered out of the space fleet and turned adventurer bum.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
You're supposed to be such hotshots.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
But they're about to take you apart too, hotshot.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
We got to BS'ing in the men's room, and it turned out he was some computer hotshot from Stanford.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

Big smile for the camera, hotshot.
Gabriel Pomona Captain of the Big Bear Hotshots .
In 2003, when the Big Bear Hotshots received their certification as a Type One Inter-agency Crew, Gabriel was the Squad Boss.
A company in Switzerland has created the Hotshot (not pictured), an extra-small… (Menuez/Getty ).
Shaggy 's Hotshot has proven to be just that.
A Hotshot With a Soft Spot .
A hotshot maneuver known as the hoochie glide.
Hotshot Venture-Capital Firm Benchmark No Longer Has A Website.
Claude Giroux, the hotshot 20-year-old winger who was the Flyers' No.
In fact, securities industry hotshots are about to be showered with a combination of cash and stock options as bonus season approaches.
Nelson hotshot Shannon McIlroy (left) raced away to a 15-6 lead over Scottish superstar Paul Foster before being overhauled.
Names included Martha Stewart, trend forecaster Li Edelkoort, and hotshot designers such as Tord Boontje and the Bouroullec Brothers.
Firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots of Prescott, Ariz.
Pop Quiz, Hotshot: The Results.
A tanker helicopter and two hotshot teams were fighting the 40-acres of flames that are in rugged terrain.

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