hotheaded
adjective Date: 1641 easily angered ; fiery, impetuoushotheadedly adverbhotheadedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hotheaded — adj. 1. same as {hot headed}. Syn: choleric, irascible, hot headed, hot tempered, quick tempered, short tempered. [WordNet 1.5] 2. liable to act with undue haste and without consideration. Syn: brainish, impulsive, impetuous, madcap,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hotheaded — index impulsive (rash) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hotheaded — [adj] quick tempered easily provoked, excitable, explosive, hot tempered, impetuous, passionate, rash, short fused, touchy, volatile; concepts 401,542,548 …   New thesaurus

  • hotheaded — [hät′hed΄id] adj. 1. quick tempered; easily made angry 2. hasty; rash hotheadedly adv. hotheadedness n …   English World dictionary

  • hotheaded — hotheadedly, adv. hotheadedness, n. /hot hed id/, adj. 1. hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash: Hotheaded people shouldn t drive cars. 2. easily angered; quick to take offense. [1635 45; HOT + HEAD + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • hotheaded — adjective Desi could camp it up as the hotheaded Cuban bandleader Syn: impetuous, impulsive, headstrong, reckless, rash, irresponsible, foolhardy, madcap, devil may care; excitable, volatile, explosive, fiery, hot tempered, quick tempered, unruly …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hotheaded — adj. impetuous, excitable. Derivatives: hotheadedly adv. hotheadedness n. * * * hotheadedly, adv. hotheadedness, n. /hot hed id/, adj. 1. hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash: Hotheaded people shouldn t drive cars. 2. easily ang …   Useful english dictionary

  • hotheaded — adjective Pertaining to or characteristic of a hothead or hotheadedness; (of a person) easily excited or angered. Such an opportunity can hardly again occur to an ancient and grey haired man; and to see it lost by the madcap spleen of a hot… …   Wiktionary

  • hotheaded — Synonyms and related words: accident prone, ardent, brash, breakneck, careless, combustible, daredevil, desperate, devil may care, explosive, fanatic, fierce, fiery, flaming, foolhardy, furious, hard core, harum scarum, hasty, headlong, heated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hotheaded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. hot, hot blooded, passionate; quick tempered, peppery, irascible; willful, headstrong, rash, impetuous. See rashness, irascibility, excitability. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Impetuous] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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