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Synonyms of hotshot in English:


  • 1 informal a young broadcasting hotshot
    expert, master, genius, virtuoso, maestro, adept, past master, champion, star
    informaldemon, ace, wizard, pro, whiz
    [Antonyms] amateur
  • adjective

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  • 1 a hotshot lawyer
    excellent, first-rate, first-class, marvelous, wonderful, magnificent, outstanding, superlative, formidable, virtuoso, masterly, expert, champion, consummate, skillful, adept;
    prominent, celebrated, renowned, eminent, famous, high-profile, important, prestigious, notable, well known;
    superb, brilliant
    [Antonyms] mediocre
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