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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.
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.
com/world/2017/jun/25/mohammed-bin-salman-saudi-heir-young-hothead-with-ambitions) profiled him in June with the headline, "Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud: the hothead who would be king.
Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit, one of the worlds leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Canada-based Hothead Games, one of the top 100 mobile game developers in the world, implemented NetSuite OneWorld to manage its rapidly growing business.
The Aussie hothead, who was warned by the umpire about his language before the first-round clash had even begun, beat the Czech veteran 6-4 6-3 6-7 6-1.
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.
Based in Dallas, Texas, Spree Wearables (formerly Hothead Technologies, Inc.
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.
Judging by Jude Law's opening monologue--a long, colorful ode to the macho safecracker's manhood, delivered under highly ironic circumstances--the hothead hasn't exactly cooled down in the clink.
So too now has the Government, with a transport minister, Norman Baker, issuing a warning to hothead transport bosses that he would intervene if they went ahead with a threatened "scorched earth" approach to bus take overs.
Hothead Technologies has executed an agreement with Shafer Medical Devices to develop and distribute a medical application of the H.
This prevented a hothead on our side who, feeling secure in our nuclear supremacy, might have engaged in who knows what adventures, a la Iraq.