hot diggety (dog)! excl.
(US) a general excl. of pleasure or surprise.
|‘Dream of the Rarebit Fiend’ in Eve. Telegram (N.Y.) 20 Sept. 6/3–5: HOD DIGGETTY. THEY’RE SWELL! HOT DOG! JUST THE THING! EH. THEY FEEL GREAT! HOT DIGGETTY! WHEE!|
|Fort Wayne Sentinel 4 June 8/5: ‘Didn’t you hear me say ‘hod dickety dog?’ asked the traveler. ‘What’s the matter with you rubes, anyway. Everybody who is anybody knows that that means I’m jerry; I’m hep; I connect.’.|
|White Light Nights 103: ‘Hot diggedy dog!’ he exclaimed.|
|Georgie May 28: Diggedy dog, ah wish you’d brained her! [Ibid.] 103: Hot jiggety, if Dopey did fo’ Mike they’ll shuah puy youah behind in the jug.|
|Reporter 54: She was rerouging her lips. (Drawing by John Held, Jr.) Hot Diggity!|
|‘Tillie & Mac with Mr Simpkins and Bubbles’ [comic strip] in Tijuana Bibles (1997) 24: Hot diggins Bubbles you’re sure a sweet lay.|
|(con. 1944) Big War 243: Hot diggerty damn.|
|Inside Daisy Clover (1966) 61: Hot-Diggity-Dog! It’s beautiful! It really is!|
|Any Old Dollars, Mister? 127: They jest appeared – hot diggerty! Like that! And he snapped his fingers.|
|My Main Mother 39: Hot diggity. Sakes and shakes, pow-wow coon box and lickerty rickerty split for hearts and dales hooray.|
|Desperate Dan Special No. 7 19: Hot-Diggety! You’d be mighty desperate to eat that!|
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] dank [...] adj 1. very good, excellent; COOL. Note: commonly used in the phrase ‘Diggity dank!’.|
|Guardian G2 27 June 3: What the hotdiggery is going on?|