hot dog! excl.
(orig. US campus) an expression of delight or strong approval.
|DN III:ii 141: hot dog, interj. Bravo!‘Words from Northwest Arkansas’ in|
|DN IV:ii 160: ’ot dog, interj. Whoopee! a mild oath.‘Further Word-Lists – Virginia’ in|
|Plastic Age 26: Cheers of terrifying violence broke loose: ‘Ray! Ray! Atta girl! Hot dog! Ray, ray!’.|
|On Broadway 7 Oct. [synd. col.] If he yells hot dog, he is Johnny Weismuller, the swimming champ.|
|Right Ho, Jeeves 91: Hot dog! Tell me more.|
|Bluey & Curley 21 Apr. [synd. cartoon strip] Hot dawg! I was just waitin’ for you to explode!!|
|Good Night, Sweet Prince 261: Hot Dog! But that was a glass of beer!|
|Mad mag. Aug.–Sept. 28: Hot dog! I can see it now in lights!|
|City of Night 116: ‘Hoddawg!’ said Chuck.|
|Swamp Man 45: ‘Hot doggie!’ Sonny Boy yelled.|
|Aus. Stories 91: Yeah? Hot dog!‘Lock-Out’ in Chatfield & Williamson|
|(con. 1960s) Blood Brothers 55: Shilee screamed with joy. ‘Hot dog. Kiss my old boots.’.|
|Big Boat to Bye-Bye 6: She said ‘Hot dog!’ kissed me cheek, and we cabbed uptown.|