hot seat definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- electric chair
- any difficult position subjecting a person to harassment, criticism, or stress
hot seat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Slang The electric chair.
- Informal A position in which one is subjected to extreme stress or discomfort, as by excessive criticism.