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hot button

n. Slang
Something that elicits a strong emotional response or reaction: an issue that became a hot button among younger voters.

hot-but·ton adj.

hot button

n
informal
a. a controversial subject or issue that is likely to arouse strong emotions
b. (as modifier): the hot-button issue of abortion.
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The company has rolled out Hot Buttons, a line of greeting cards with sound that has a large round push button on the front of each card.
Sales professionals have to take their message and sell it directly to the CEOs and hit their hot buttons.
Obama touches all the hot button words like the "nuclear option," "strict constructionists," and the like but never really says anything deep or brave or new other than to remind us that the hot buttons are really hot.
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Follow The Nation's good example: Study what your readers most like about your newsletter and its content, and hit those hot buttons in a me-to-you letter.
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a leading provider of enterprise infrastructure software solutions for the rapidly growing Instant Messaging (IM) market, today announced its president and CEO, Francis deSouza, will speak on a Hot Buttons Security topic at NetSec 2004 in San Francisco, Calif.
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