push–button

adjective

Definition of push–button

  1. 1 :  operated or done by means of push buttons a push–button phone

  2. 2 :  using or dependent on complex and more or less self-operating mechanisms that are put in operation by a simple act comparable to pushing a button push–button warfare

1916

First Known Use of push–button

1916


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