Share this entry

hot-tempered
American English: /ˌhɑtˈtɛmpərd/

Translation of hot-tempered in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • Character wise, she is hot-tempered, bold, judgmental and jumps to conclusions easily.
    • ‘I'm generally less hot-tempered and confrontational than I was when I was younger,’ he says now, claiming to have mellowed with age.
    • I don't know about you, but having ‘a considerable level of alcohol’ in my blood tends to make me a little more impulsive, and who knows, maybe hot-tempered?

Definition of hot-tempered in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day coiffeur
    Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
    noun
    a hairdresser
    Cultural fact of the day

    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.