Examples of hot button in a Sentence
The film is considered very controversial for all the hot buttons it pushes.
Recent Examples of hot button from the Web
None of the students asked about school security or revamping gun control laws, which have been hot button topics fueled by the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Immigration has been a hot button issue in Indiana’s Republican Senate primary, which features two sitting congressman squaring off against Braun.
Screen time is a scorching hot button issue between parents and their children: kids can’t seem to get enough while parents struggle to keep it under control.
Pornography was a political hot button topic from the 1960s until the 1990s, when changes in censorship law and new technologies like video recording made erotic imagery much more pervasive.
There are several hot button issues the president is expected to discuss including job creation, immigration and gun control.
Rarely does Congress move with such decisiveness and cooperation on hot button political issues, like taxation.
The Jones campaign has mostly avoided attacks on hot button social issues during the campaign, such as NFL football players protests during the national anthem or the fate of Confederate monuments.
On Survivor, there’s no more hot button issue than food hoarding.
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HOT BUTTON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hot button for English Language Learners
: an issue that causes people to feel strong emotions (such as anger) and to argue with each other
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