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Definition of "hotcake" [hotcake]

  • See pancake. (noun)
  • Go Informal To be disposed of quickly; be in great demand: Programs for the championship game went like hotcakes. (idiom)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hotcake" in a sentence
  • "They've picked out "hotcake" buys, best values, and "cheap thrills" to aid you in your quest for shiny pretty things."
  • "Lunchables must be selling like hotcakes note to Oscar: please don't market a hotcake variety! or there wouldn't be so many varieties."
  • "And as my added gift to you, each bottle comes with a free hotcake-shaped body pouf."