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the words meaning is a long time. if you aint seen someone in a while or if you aint been someplace in a while or done something in a while it will a hot minute. it can mean in years months weeks or days. just means awhile
i have not seen you in a hot minute.

damn boy i aint been up here in a hot minute.

i have not played basketball in a hot min.
by Vicky S November 18, 2004
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Phrase meaning that a deceased cannot rest in peace until society changes due to the circumstances of a death.
People said rest in power for the unarmed man had been shot by the police.
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Typically longer than the slang "minute" the hot minute is defined as a very long time. Usually between a two to twenty years.
"He been in jail for a hot minute"
by The Raven July 15, 2003
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A period of time, usually ranging from a few months to a few years.
I haven't seen that throwback for a hot minute.
by J_Bizzle December 18, 2003
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The one Minute you have after receiving cheese sticks to eat them before the turn into fried rubber.
When you order the sampler appetizer make sure to eat the cheese sticks first because you only have one hot minute.
by BumpyJ May 31, 2015
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term used to describe a 'shortish' period of time, but not literally 60 seconds.
Woman: C'mon we have to go!
Man: Just give us a/one hot minute to finish this
by WillBill June 29, 2007
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