hot ticket


Definition of hot ticket 

: someone or something very popular : rage

Examples of hot ticket in a Sentence

The musical is this season's hot ticket. She's a hot ticket on the lecture circuit.

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The hottest ticket for summer 2018 belongs to Korean boy band BTS, whose 14-date Love Yourself U.S. tour is the secondary market's most expensive get. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "BTS' Love Yourself US Tour Is 2018's Most Expensive Ticket, Thanks to Intense Demand," 12 June 2018 On Saturday there were large sections of empty seats at Centre Court, normally a hot ticket, and Bobby Charlton, hero of that 1966 team, disappeared from the royal box for a chunk of time while England was building its two-goal lead. Sam Farmer,, "England riding high on World Cup success as Wimbledon also creates a racket," 11 July 2018 The Korean boy band's five-city U.S. tour will be one of the hottest tickets this summer on the secondary market with some VIP floor passes selling for over $8,000 a pair. Dave Brooks, Billboard, "BTS' Love Yourself US Tour Is 2018's Most Expensive Ticket, Thanks to Intense Demand," 12 June 2018 Now the hottest ticket in town is electric push scooters for the masses to get around in city centers? Ed Wallace, star-telegram, "Promises, Promises," 22 June 2018 Legit Pop-Ups The hottest ticket in town is Wonderspaces, a roving collection of immersive, often high-tech art installations that debuted in 2017 and returned in June 2018. Nena Farrell, Sunset, "6 Reasons to Visit San Diego Now," 22 Jan. 2018 One of the hottest tickets in South Florida is the weekend brunch at the Palace Bar in South Beach. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "9 hot South Florida events in July," 25 June 2018 Regardless, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala is always one of the year’s hottest tickets — an exclusive event where stars go to see, be seen, and be seen being seen. Madeleine Aggeler, The Cut, "Which Celebrities Are Attending This Year’s Met Gala?," 7 May 2018 The hottest ticket was a Supreme x Louis Vuitton trunk. Emilia Petrarca, The Cut, "This Supreme Auction in Paris Made a Million Bucks," 17 May 2018

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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