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Origin of hot-button
Words nearby hot-button
Example sentences from the Web for hot-button
In a hot-button cover story interview with Vanity Fair, Lawrence explained it best.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 |Kevin Fallon|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the ongoing bloody conflict between Israel and Palestine is apparently still too scorching a hot-button issue to touch.Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire Posts Pro-Palestine Photo, Allegedly Cyberbullies Israeli-Born MTV VJ|Robert Silverman|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although any hot-button issue can lay bare the way fear fuels money in politics, the gun issue does it best.Money and Guns: How We Escape Our Existential Dread|James Poulos|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even celebrities weighed in on the hot-button topic of the moment.Mitt Romney’s Debate Performance: Best Tweets About GOP Nominee’s Love for Big Bird|Nina Strochlic|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nevertheless, the justices continue to have a profound effect on some of the most hot-button issues in America.
British Dictionary definitions for hot-button
- a controversial subject or issue that is likely to arouse strong emotions
- (as modifier)the hot-button issue of abortion