Meaning of hot-headed in English:


Pronunciation /ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪd/

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  • Having an impetuous or quick-tempered nature.

    ‘a hot-headed youth’
    • ‘He did not get visibly angry; apparently he was not the hot-headed type.’
    • ‘Afterward, federal troops pushed the crowd into town, where its more hotheaded members harried the soldiers.’
    • ‘Stott, a former ice hockey player, has shrugged off the slightly hot-headed image of his teenage years.’
    • ‘The feeling was mutual; Luke, the hot-headed aviator, was in no mood to surrender.’
    • ‘He plays Valentin, the hot-headed younger son for whom being a de Bellegarde means going penniless.’
    • ‘Despite their hot-headed style, both players rank among the Premiership elite.’
    • ‘Occasionally hot-headed, he is passionate without being a liability.’
    • ‘On the other hand, he is apparently sometimes pretty hot-headed.’
    • ‘Whatever the cause, this type of hot-headed outrage can never be tolerated.’
    • ‘Some really foolish, hotheaded remarks have been made about this post.’
    • ‘I have raised a hot-headed crew of boys.’
    • ‘Mention of hot-headed youngsters brings me to Alonso.’
    • ‘I like Jack, but he is too hot-headed.’
    • ‘Emma felt annoyance in regards to their current president, because of his hasty, hot-headed temperament.’
    • ‘I don't think people should look at me as a hot-headed person.’
    • ‘Most people who knew Peter described him as hotheaded and ruthless.’
    • ‘I started to cry and felt the anger of a thousand hot-headed men.’
    • ‘An effective speaker and vigorous pamphleteer, Fletcher was hot-headed and uncompromising.’
    • ‘He can no longer work, and has to ask his hotheaded brother Hammer for money.’
    impetuous, impulsive, headstrong, reckless, rash, irresponsible, foolhardy, madcap, wild, excitable, volatile, precipitate, overhasty, unruly, fiery, hot-tempered, quick-tempered
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