hot ticket

noun

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Until then, mark the calendar for what looks to be fall’s hot ticket. Los Angeles Times, 23 Aug. 2021 Heads of state have no diplomatic obligation to attend an Olympics, and attending a Winter Games is less of a hot ticket than the summer edition. Graham Dunbar, chicagotribune.com, 9 Dec. 2021 There is no diplomatic obligation on heads of state to attend an Olympic Games, and attending a Winter Games is less of a hot ticket than the summer edition. Graham Dunbar, The Christian Science Monitor, 9 Dec. 2021 There is no diplomatic obligation on heads of state to attend an Olympic Games, and attending a Winter Games is less of a hot ticket than the summer edition. Graham Dunbar, ajc, 8 Dec. 2021 The other hot ticket is Amass, chef Matthew Orlando's sustainable restaurant in Refshaleøen, a part of the city that used to be closed off for military use. Helen Russell, CNN, 14 Dec. 2021 And any number of other items that became hot ticket items. Allison Morrow, CNN, 9 Jan. 2022 In windy conditions, anglers report the Tru-Trip Deep Divers and spoons have been the hot ticket. cleveland, 21 Oct. 2021 In the 1950s, wax paper became a hot ticket item when it was discovered that it could be melted down and used to straighten hair or give it shine. Zara Stone, CNN, 2 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hot ticket

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hot ticket was in 1936

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Last Updated

19 May 2022

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“Hot ticket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot%20ticket. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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