hot-tempered


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hot-tempered

adj
tending to become angry very easily

hot′-tem′pered



adj.
easily angered; short-tempered.
[1845–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hot-tempered - quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Translations

hot-tempered

[ˌhɒtˈtempəd] ADJde mal genio, de mal carácter

hot-tempered

[ˌhɒtˈtɛmpəd] adjirascibile
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Tulliver first knew the fact that the law-suit was decided against him, and that Pivart and Wakem were triumphant, every one who happened to observe him at the time thought that, for so confident and hot-tempered a man, he bore the blow remarkably well.
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Smith is notoriously hot-tempered, but the sight of some nondescript and miry creature sitting crosslegged amongst a lot of loose straw, and swinging itself to and fro like a bear in a cage, made him pause.
You are both melancholy, both morose and hot-tempered, both haughty and both generous.
Aichata has this rage in her that drives her, sometimes she is too hot-tempered but she's determined.
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