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hot-blood·ed

or hot·blood·ed (hŏt′blŭd′ĭd)
adj.
Easily excited or aroused: a hot-blooded youth.

hot′-blood′ed·ness, hot′blood′ed·ness n.

hot-blooded

adj
1. passionate or excitable
2. (Zoology) (of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock
ˌhot-ˈbloodedness n

hot′-blood′ed



adj.
1. excitable; impetuous.
2. ardent; passionate.
[1590–1600]
hot′-blood′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hot-blooded - prone to emotion; "hot-blooded Latin-Americans"
emotional - of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional"

hot-blooded

adjective passionate, spirited, wild, rash, fiery, ardent, fervent, temperamental, impulsive, excitable His neighbours remembered him as a hot-blooded teenager.
cold, cool, calm, restrained, apathetic, frigid, impassive, unenthusiastic

hot-blooded

adjective
Translations

hot-blooded

[ˈhɒtˈblʌdɪd] ADJapasionado

hot-blooded

[ˌhɒtˈblʌdɪd] adjdal sangue caldo, appassionato/a

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.
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.
References in periodicals archive ?
It reflects the hot-bloodedness that followed the elections.
But there were stifled giggles when he revealed the background to his meeting with Murray, here to compete with brother Andy and someone not averse to a spot of mixed doubles if his outrageous flirting with Jelena Jankovic at Wimbledon last year is a barometer of his hot-bloodedness.
The hot-bloodedness that nearly gets him executed in court serves Orlando (Mark Deakins) to better advantage in Arden.