nounchiefly North American
A spicy sauce or condiment made with chili peppers: he puts hot sauce on everything capsaicin is the same substance that gives chilies and hot sauces their heat
More example sentences
- I'm a very picky eater, so I don't eat any offbeat foods really, unless you consider hot sauce on everything weird
- I had a bottle of hot sauce at the ready if needed, but the chicken had a nice amount of kick to it already.
- The hot sauce industry was among the 10 US industries with the fastest growth from 2002-2012, with revenues that increased approximately 9.3 % per year.
Definition of hot sauce in:
- The British & World English dictionary