Definition of hothead in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɒthɛd/


A person who is impetuous or easily becomes angry and violent: a few hotheads urged their comrades to break the police roadblock
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  • But some on the other side were just as bad, inciting the hotheads and inviting a violent response.
  • He's a bit of a hothead who gets flustered easily.
  • He's a violent hothead who's clearly on a collision course with his destiny.
British  tearaway
informal loony, nut, nutter
North American informal screwball
dated desperado, hotspur

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