Meaning: To sell very quickly or sell a lot of something.
Wow! Look at the line at the Apple Store – that new iPhone is selling like hotcakes.
My wife just started selling our old things on eBay, and they’re selling like hotcakes.
I should start selling umbrellas on rainy days. They always sell like hotcakes when it’s raining.
If something is selling like hotcakes, it’s probably…
A. very popular.
B. very expensive.
C. very healthy.
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The correct answer is A. If it’s very popular, you’re probably selling a lot of it. So all you have to do is figure out what’s going to sell like hotcakes, and you’ll get rich!