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A quick-tempered or impetuous person.
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an excitable or fiery person
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an impetuous or short-tempered person.
hot′head`ed, adj.
hot′head`ed•ness, n.
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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
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شَخْص حاد الطَّبْع وسَريع الغَضَب
forrófejû ember
uppstökkur maîur
prchký človek
çabuk kızan/parlayan kimse


[ˈhɒthed] Nexaltado/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˈhɒthɛd] ntête f brûlée
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[ˈhɒtˌhɛd] n (fig) → testa calda
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(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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References in classic literature ?
Then out rides our own little hothead with the patch over his eye, and my Lord Audley with his four Cheshire squires, and a few others of like kidney, and after them went the prince and Chandos, and then the whole throng of us, with axe and sword, for we had shot away our arrows.
They are two hotheads -- the one a Gascon, the other from Picardy; both are easily excited, but they quiet down immediately.
The skipper does so with bookies making Ireland odds-on favourites and with him having personally been assailed by claims he is a "hothead".
Farrell was also personally assailed this week by claims that he is a "hothead" easily rattled when the going gets tough.
IRELAND will look to antagonise England's "hothead" captain Owen Farrell in Saturday's Six Nations opener in Dublin, according to Peter Stringer.
Papermill Fishery 07814 741252 Trout are being caught on sedges, grey dusters and buzzers fished on a floating line or deeper down with hothead damsels, white fritz and cat's whisker lures.
The Guardian's Simon Tisdall ( profiled him in June with the headline, "Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud: the hothead who would be king."
The interactive programme, titled Unlocking the Secrets to Effective Public Speaking', was led by two international experts in public speaking training: Amelie Yan-Gouiffes, International Speaker, Public Speaking Coach and Inner Diamond Miner; and Stu Lloyd, Chief Hothead - Hotheads Innovation and TopDog and Training Director at CATMATDOG, said a press release issued here on Monday.
At a campaign event in Indianapolis last week, Knight, the celebrated hothead who led the Indiana Hoosiers to three national championships as head coach, exhorted voters to back Trump in the state's May 3 primary.
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Pakistan: Three Women Dead at Hands of Family Once again, a hothead man in the village plays the honor card to justify killing women in his family.