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hot·head·ed

?(hŏt′hĕd′ĭd)
adj.
1. Easily angered; quick-tempered: a hotheaded commander.
2. Impetuous; rash: a hotheaded decision.

hot′head′ed·ly adv.
hot′head′ed·ness n.
American Heritage? Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright ? 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hotheaded - quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
2.hotheaded - characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic)
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
incautious - lacking in caution; "an incautious remark"; "incautious talk"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. ? 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

hotheaded

adjective
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hotheaded

[ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪd] adjimpétueux/euse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. ? HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hot

(hot) adjective
1. having or causing a great deal of heat. a hot oven; That water is hot.
2. very warm. a hot day; Running makes me feel hot.
3. (of food) having a sharp, burning taste. a hot curry.
4. easily made angry. a hot temper.
5. recent; fresh. hot news.
?hotly adverb
1. eagerly; quickly. The thieves were hotly pursued by the police.
2. angrily; passionately. The accusations were hotly denied.
hot air
boastful words, promises that will not be kept etc. Most of what he said was just hot air.
?hot-?blooded adjective
passionate; having strong feelings. hot-blooded young men.
hot dog
a hot sausage sandwich.
?hotfoot adverb
in a great hurry. He arrived hotfoot from the meeting.
?hothead noun
a hotheaded person.
?hot?headed adjective
easily made angry; inclined to act suddenly and without sufficient thought.
?hothouse noun
a glass-house kept warm for growing plants in. He grows orchids in his hothouse.
?hot-plate noun
1. the part of a cooker on which food is heated for cooking.
2. a portable heated plate of metal etc for keeping plates of food etc hot.
be in hot water, get into hot water
to be in or get into trouble.
hot uppast tense, past participle ?hotted verb
to increase; to become more exciting etc.
in hot pursuit
chasing as fast as one can. The thief ran off, with the shopkeeper in hot pursuit.
like hot cakes
very quickly. These books are selling like hot cakes.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary ? 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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