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A quick-tempered or impetuous person.


an excitable or fiery person



an impetuous or short-tempered person.
hot′head`ed, adj.
hot′head`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hothead - a belligerent grouch
crank, crosspatch, grouch, grump, churl - a bad-tempered person
2.hothead - a reckless impetuous irresponsible personhothead - a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
adventurer, venturer - a person who enjoys taking risks
tearaway - a reckless and impetuous person
شَخْص حاد الطَّبْع وسَريع الغَضَب
forrófejû ember
uppstökkur maîur
prchký človek
çabuk kızan/parlayan kimse


[ˈhɒthed] Nexaltado/a m/f


[ˈhɒthɛd] ntête f brûlée


[ˈhɒtˌhɛd] n (fig) → testa calda


(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.
ˈhotly 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.
ˌhot-ˈblooded adjective
passionate; having strong feelings. hot-blooded young men.
hot dog
a hot sausage sandwich.
ˈhotfoot adverb
in a great hurry. He arrived hotfoot from the meeting.
ˈhothead noun
a hotheaded person.
ˌhotˈheaded adjective
easily made angry; inclined to act suddenly and without sufficient thought.
ˈhothouse noun
a glass-house kept warm for growing plants in. He grows orchids in his hothouse.
ˈhot-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 ˈhotted 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.
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