a hotshot

• výtaha

English-Czech dictionary. 2013.

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  • Hotshot (comics) — Hotshot est un super vilain créé par Marvel Comics. Il est apparu pour la première fois dans Thor #284, en 1979. Origine On ne peut pas vraiment dire que Hotshot fasse partie de la continuité Marvel de la Terre 616. C est un personnage créé… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hotshot — Hot shot , n. a successful, self confident person who is regarded by others as highly skilled; sometimes used ironically in reference to aggressive persons whose opinion of their own talents is considered exaggerated. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hotshot — hot shot , a. 1. highly talented, self confident and successful. [PJC] 2. flamboyantly displaying one s skills. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hotshot — important person, 1933; see HOT (Cf. hot) + SHOT (Cf. shot). It earlier meant fast train (1925), and reckless person (c.1600) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hotshot — ► NOUN informal ▪ an important or exceptionally able person …   English terms dictionary

  • hotshot — [hät′shät΄] n. Slang ☆ 1. a person regarded by others or personally as an expert in some activity or as very important, aggressive, or skillful: often used ironically and attributively ☆ 2. a fast freight train: Also written hot shot or hot shot …   English World dictionary

  • Hotshot — A hotshot can refer to:* Said of a person, it may indicate a skilled performer in a sport (such as golf, basketball or baseball) that involves shooting or aiming, or more generally a skilled workman. As a slang term, it designates a skillful,… …   Wikipedia

  • Hotshot crew — [ Washington] A Hotshot Crew, or Hotshots as they are more sometimes known, is a group of wildland firefighters. They respond to large high priority fires. Hotshots are organized not in teams but in crews. Hotshots sometimes build backfires to… …   Wikipedia

  • Hotshot (stock character) — The hotshot is a stock character known for taking more risks, action and pain than the other characters in the story. This type of character is usually present in action driven tales. What differentiates the hotshot from an action hero is that a… …   Wikipedia

  • hotshot — /hot shot /, Slang. adj. 1. highly successful and aggressive: a hotshot lawyer; a hotshot account exec. 2. displaying skill flamboyantly: a hotshot ballplayer. 3. moving, going, or operating without a stop; fast: a hotshot express. n. 4. an… …   Universalium

  • hotshot — 1. adjective a) Highly skilled. He was a hotshot lawyer, with an astounding win loss record. b) Displaying talent. Keep up those hotshot baskets, the scouts are sure to take notice. 2. noun Someone with exceptional skills in a c …   Wiktionary

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