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: origin, originally (?) so called (c. 1900) by T. A. Dorgan, United States cartoonist (died 1929), probably in allusion to popular; population notion that the sausage was made of dog meat