trigger word

noun

a word that initiates a process or course of action

Nearby words

  1. trigger happy,
  2. trigger mechanism,
  3. trigger plant,
  4. trigger point,
  5. trigger warning,
  6. trigger zone,
  7. trigger-happy,
  8. triggered activity,
  9. triggerfish,
  10. triggerman

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