Hot Shot

Several notable things have been called Hot Shot(s):

*Hot Shot (Transformers), the name of several Transformers characters
* Hot Shot Hamish, a character in a British football-themed comic strips
* Hotshot crew, a Type 1 wildland firefighting crew in the United States
* "Hot Shot", a heated solid shot out of a cannon
* "Hot Shot", industry jargon in less than truckload shipping for smaller sized equipment that can move freight faster than tractor-trailers
*Hot Shots (dance companies), a collective name for two Swedish dance companies that specialize in African American dances
*"Hot Shots Golf" (series), the North American name of the video game franchise "Everybody's Golf"
* "Hot Shot" or "Hot Load" is a lethal injection of heroin or another opiate. In the book Naked Lunch it is described as a heroin shot given to an informer, which is laced with strychnine.

;In music
*"Hot Shot" (Karen Young song), a 1978 #1 hit record by Karen Young
*"Hot Shot" (album), an album by Shaggy
*"Hot Shot" (band), a German pop band active between 1981 and 1983
*"Hot Shots" (album), a 1979 album by Canadian band Trooper
*"Hot Shots II", The Beta Band's second studio album, released in 2001

;In film
*"Hot Shots" (1956 film), a 1956 film starring The Bowery Boys
* "Hot Shots!", a 1991 comedy film starring Charlie Sheen
*"Hot Shots! Part Deux", a 1993 sequel to the 1991 film

;In television
*"Hot Shot (Taiwan TV series)" (籃球火), a Taiwanese drama currently airing. Featuring Show Luo
*"Hot Shots" (TV series), a Canadian drama series airing in 1986
*"Hot Shots" ("The Wire" episode) an episode of HBO's "The Wire"


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  • hot-shot — or hot|shot «HOT SHOT», noun, adjective. U.S. Slang. –n. 1. a person having more than ordinary skill at something and often showing some conceit: »making one day stands in small towns against local hot shots (Time). 2. a person expert at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot shot — /hot shot / for 1; /hot shot / for 2 1. incandescent shot fired to set enemy ships or buildings on fire. 2. hotshot (defs. 4, 6). [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • hot shot — UK US (also hotshot) noun [C] INFORMAL ► an expert or someone who is very successful in their job, especially someone young: »He s a hotshot employment lawyer at the firm …   Financial and business terms

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  • hot shot — /ˈhɒt ʃɒt/ (say hot shot) adjective 1. exceptionally proficient. –noun 2. someone who is exceptionally proficient, often ostentatiously so. 3. Colloquial a lethal dose of heroin. Also, hot shot, hotshot …   Australian English dictionary

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  • hot-shot — Australian Slang 1. exceptionally proficient; 2. one who is exceptionally proficient, often ostentatiously so …   English dialects glossary

  • hot shot —    American    a fatal dose of illegal narcotics    Punning perhaps on the meaning, a lively …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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