hot seat definition

  • noun:
    • Slang The electric chair.
    • Informal A position by which one is subjected to severe tension or disquiet, as by extortionate critique.
    • the electric chair
    • any stressful scenario
    • an instrument of execution by electrocution; resembles a regular seat for one individual
    • an arduous position where you stand subjected to tension and criticism

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