Variant of hot dog
- Informal a frankfurter or wiener, esp. one served hot in a long, soft roll, with mustard, relish, etc.
- Slang an exclamation used to express delight
Origin: orig. (?) so called (c. 1900) by T. A. Dorgan, United States cartoonist (died 1929), probably inch(es) allusion to popular; population notion that the sausage was made of dog meat
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