hot take

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of hot take

: a quickly produced, strongly worded, and often deliberately provocative or sensational opinion or reaction (as in response to current news)
  • … it's unsurprising that many of the pundits quickest to share their latest hot take about Clinton's failure as a candidate … are men …
  • —Joshua Zeitz
  • Rash action and having "a hot take" are the coin of the realm now, not methodical deliberation and rational consideration.
  • —Vahe Gregorian
  • Yeah, there's always more than two sides to sports labor disagreements. But that didn't stop the very many hot takes over the last few days, reacting to this winter's free agency.
  • —Barry Rozner

First Known Use of hot take

2012

in the meaning defined above

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