spitfire

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spit·fire

 (spĭt′fīr′)
n.
A quick-tempered or highly excitable person.

spitfire

(ˈspɪtˌfaɪə)
n
a person given to outbursts of spiteful temper and anger, esp a woman or girl

spit•fire

(ˈspɪtˌfaɪər)

n.
a person of fiery temper.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spitfire - a highly emotional and quick-tempered person (especially a girl or woman)
emotional person - a person subject to strong states of emotion
Translations

spitfire

[ˈspɪtˌfaɪəʳ] Nfierabrás mf

spitfire

nFeuer speiender Drache; (= woman also)Giftnudel f (inf)

spitfire

[ˈspɪtˌfaɪəʳ] n she's a real spitfireè una persona molto irascibile