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hot diggity Line breaks: hot dig|gity
Pronunciation: /hɒt ˈdɪɡəti/

Definition of hot diggity in English:

exclamation

US informal
Used to express excitement or delight: hot diggity, I’m excited to get to use it! I just won a hundred bucks—hot diggity dog! hot diggity damn, this thing does everything
More example sentences
  • Hot diggity! He really knows his Keynes buzzwords, doesn't he?
  • Don't you say to yourself at times like that: "Hot diggity dog! Life is good. Life is wonderful. It's great to be alive."
  • "Hot dog!" he cried, grinning, ecstatic. He leaned out over the sill. "You tell 'em, babies!" he shouted down. "Hot diggity dog!"

Origin

Early 20th century: alteration of hot dog.

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