Hot-headed
Hot-headed Hot"-head`ed, a. quickly and easily aroused to anger; fiery; violent; rash; hasty; impetuous; vehement; as, a hot-headed commander. [WordNet sense 1] --Macaulay.

Syn: choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered. [1913 Webster]


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  • hot-headed — A hot headed person gets angry very easily. (The noun hothead can also be used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hot-headed — index hot blooded, imprudent, outrageous, petulant, precipitate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hot-headed — adjective becoming angry or excited easily and tending to do things without thinking about the result …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hot-headed — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as hot headed, you are criticizing them for acting too quickly, without thinking of the consequences …   English dictionary

  • hot-headed —    A hot headed person gets angry very easily. (The noun hothead can also be used.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hot-headed — hothead ► NOUN ▪ an impetuous or quick tempered person. DERIVATIVES hot headed adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • hot-headed — /ˈhɒt hɛdəd / (say hot heduhd) adjective hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash. Also, hotheaded. –hot headedly, adverb –hot headedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • hot-headed — a. Violent, rash, precipitate, vehement, furious, passionate, headlong, heady, head strong, inconsiderate, hot brained …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hot-headed — [adjective] rash, fiery, foolhardy, hasty, hot tempered, impetuous, quick tempered, reckless, volatile …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-headed — UK / US adjective becoming angry or excited easily and tending to do things without thinking about the result …   English dictionary

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