Panic-button



noun
1.
an alarm button for use in an emergency, as to summon help.
Idioms
2.
push / hit / press the panic button, Informal. to give way to panic in a distressing situation.
noun
1.
a button or switch that operates any of various safety devices, for use in an emergency
2.
(informal) hit the panic button, press the panic button, to react to a situation by demanding emergency action; become excited; panic

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