Definition of hot pot in US English:

hot pot


  • 1(in East Asian cooking) a dish consisting of raw ingredients such as thinly sliced meat and vegetables that are cooked by diners at the table by dipping them in boiling broth.

    ‘I love hot pot so much I rated every restaurant based upon meat quality and soup’
    1. 1.1 A metal pot used for cooking or serving hot pot.
      ‘beef and a plate of greens and other veggies are ready to go into the hot pot’
  • 2British A casserole of meat and vegetables, typically with a covering layer of sliced potato.


hot pot

/ˈhät ˌpät/