from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See pancake.
- idiom go Informal To be disposed of quickly; be in great demand: Programs for the championship game went like hotcakes.
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- n. A pancake.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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They've picked out "hotcake" buys, best values, and "cheap thrills" to aid you in your quest for shiny pretty things.
And as my added gift to you, each bottle comes with a free hotcake-shaped body pouf.
Lunchables must be selling like hotcakes note to Oscar: please don't market a hotcake variety! or there wouldn't be so many varieties.
I assume hand-crafted pottery generally sells like hotcakes, in the sense that I am fairly confident no one has purchased a hotcake since about 1890.
As he placed them before the wowed assemblage of witches, he swiped a hotcake from the top and rolled it around a link.
How do you convince an editor – or before that, an agent – that your book is most definitely of the hotcake variety?
Trillian settled himself at one end of the table and speared a hotcake with his fork, loading it thickly with butter and honey.
Diana flipped the hotcake on the griddle, wondering if anyone besides Don had the appetite to eat this breakfast she was cooking.
Harlan learned from the old man that the sourdough hotcake, or flapjack is as typical of Alaska as the glacier.
Incidentally, what do they say in a bakery if no one buys a hotcake?