hot-headed

  • 1 Hot-headed — Hot head ed, a. quickly and easily aroused to anger; fiery; violent; rash; hasty; impetuous; vehement; as, a hot headed commander. [WordNet sense 1] Macaulay. Syn: choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot tempered, quick tempered, short tempered.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 hot-headed — A hot headed person gets angry very easily. (The noun hothead can also be used.) …

    The small dictionary of idiomes

  • 3 hot-headed — index hot blooded, imprudent, outrageous, petulant, precipitate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 hot-headed — adjective becoming angry or excited easily and tending to do things without thinking about the result …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 hot-headed — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as hot headed, you are criticizing them for acting too quickly, without thinking of the consequences …

    English dictionary

  • 6 hot-headed —    A hot headed person gets angry very easily. (The noun hothead can also be used.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

    English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • 7 hot-headed — hothead ► NOUN ▪ an impetuous or quick tempered person. DERIVATIVES hot headed adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 hot-headed — /ˈhɒt hɛdəd / (say hot heduhd) adjective hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash. Also, hotheaded. –hot headedly, adverb –hot headedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 hot-headed — a. Violent, rash, precipitate, vehement, furious, passionate, headlong, heady, head strong, inconsiderate, hot brained …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 hot-headed — [adjective] rash, fiery, foolhardy, hasty, hot tempered, impetuous, quick tempered, reckless, volatile …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 hot-headed — UK / US adjective becoming angry or excited easily and tending to do things without thinking about the result …

    English dictionary

  • 12 choleric irascible hotheaded hot-headed hot-tempered quick-tempered short-tempered — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 hot|head|ed — hot head|ed or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

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  • 14 hot´head´ed|ness — hot head|ed or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

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  • 15 hot´-head´ed|ness — hot head|ed or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

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  • 16 hot´head´ed|ly — hot head|ed or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

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  • 17 hot´-head´ed|ly — hot head|ed or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

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  • 18 hot-head|ed — or hot|head|ed «HOT HEHD ihd», adjective. 1. having a fiery temper; easily angered: »We re both a little hot headed, I guess, and do things we re sorry for (Winston Churchill). SYNONYM(S): hot tempered. 2. impetuous; headstrong; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Hot-spirited — Hot spir it*ed, a. Having a fiery spirit; hot headed. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 hot-blooded — adjective aggressive, amorous, athirst, avid, barbarous, bold, brutal, burning, careless, danger loving, daredevil, daring, desirous, desperate, eager, excessive, excitable, extreme, febrile, fervent, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, foolhardy,… …

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