hotshot hotshot  /ˈhɑ ˌʃɑt/


  • (n) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


  1. Rogen and Goldberg return to the bromance with This Is the End

    Five years ago, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg were on top of the frat-humor world. Their moderately artistic dick-joke comedies were raking in the cash and bowling over critics. They wrote back-to-back summer hits in Superbad and Pineapple Express , and were poised to be Hollywood's next hotshot scribes.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Charleston City Paper

  2. HOROSCOPES: June 11

    GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Watch out for a hotshot salesperson with a dazzling pitch, who will attempt to palm off what is clearly inferior merchandise. Don't let your guard down for one minute. 
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Essential track: Hot As Sun, 'Desert Song'

    Los Angeles trio Hot As Sun released its full-length debut, "Night Time Sound Desire," in the spring, and despite being ignored by a certain monolithic indie rock site that often makes or breaks young, innovative pop, rock and electronic acts, the record has been flowing into discerning eardrums and generating much affection. The group recently inked a booking deal with hotshot agency Windish ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "He had a great voice but he wasn't a hotshot," Pesky added. "Some guys get so big and think people listen to them because they're the thing. He was nothing like that. He and Mel Allen were the two best announcers in my era. He was an...
    on Feb 20, 2006 By: Johnny Pesky Source:

  2. "A couple of years ago when I first got in this league, there were a bunch of young hotshot quarterbacks," Chow said. "This is the only guy still playing [in] the playoffs. That should tell you something."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Norm Chow Source: Nashville City Paper

  3. "It certainly would have been nice to be the hotshot new GM and make a big splash in free agency," Reese said, "and we went after some guys. They just got more money somewhere else or didn't want to come play for us. I'm not afraid to spend...
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: Jerry Reese Source: Newsday

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