Synonyms of hot-tempered in English:

hot-tempered

adjective

  • he is arrogant, hot-tempered, and capable of violence
    irascible, quick-tempered, short-tempered, irritable, fiery, impatient, huffy, brusque, ill-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, touchy, volatile, testy, tetchy, fractious, snarling, waspish, prickly, crusty, peppery, bilious, liverish, dyspeptic, splenetic, choleric
    informal snappish, snappy, chippy, on a short fuse
    North American informal peckish, soreheaded
    Australian/New Zealand informal snaky
    informal , dated miffy
    [Antonyms] easy-going
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