- hot spot
- hot spots1) N-COUNT You can refer to an exciting place where there is a lot of activity or entertainment as a hot spot. [INFORMAL]
...a fancy Manhattan hot spot.
...a popular and lively package tour hotspot.2) N-COUNT You can refer to an area where there is fighting or serious political trouble as a hot spot. [JOURNALISM]
There were many hot spots in the region, where fighting had been going on.
English dictionary. 2008.