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 for hotshot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hotshot \Hot"shot`\, n.
     a successful, self-confident person who is regarded by others
     as highly skilled; -- sometimes used ironically in reference
     to aggressive persons whose opinion of their own talents is
     considered exaggerated.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  hotshot \hot"shot`\, a.
     1. highly talented, self-confident and successful.
        [PJC]
  
     2. flamboyantly displaying one's skills.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hotshot
      n 1: someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field [syn: ace,
           adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin,
           virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar,
           whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz]

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