hot take


noun Informal.

a superficially researched and hastily written journalistic piece, online post, etc., that presents opinions as facts and is often moralistic:a hot take on healthcare reform.
a fresh approach or a new version:a hot take on a classic song;a hot take on a traditional Italian dish.

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Origin of hot take

First recorded in 1995–2000; hot (in the sense “extremely exciting or interesting”) + take (in the sense “opinion or assessment”)
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