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hot-headed Line breaks: hot-headed
Pronunciation: /ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪd/

Definition of hot-headed in English:

adjective

Having an impetuous or quick-tempered nature: a hot-headed youth
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
impetuous, impulsive, headstrong, reckless, rash, irresponsible, foolhardy, madcap, wild, excitable, volatile, precipitate, overhasty, unruly, fiery, hot-tempered, quick-tempered
informalharum-scarum, crazy, crackpot
archaichasty

Derivatives

hot-headedly

1
Pronunciation: /ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪdli/
adverb
Example sentences
  • I said hot-headedly. ‘Look at you in your fancy-pants shirt, shorts and Jesus sandals - you're marinating in the sun, and you'll be eaten for roast dinner!’
  • That is what he was protecting rather hot-headedly and with too much emphasis, because it was a jewel to him of the rarest price.
  • Indeed it is hard to see him clashing hot-headedly with anyone.

hot-headedness

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Pronunciation: /ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪdnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • The epitome of Spanish hot-headedness, Lola is charming and irritating in equal parts.
  • And if it does refer to hot-headedness, is it any surprise that it was applied widely among the hot-headed Zealots?
  • Moreover, you need not think that hot-headedness or an unhappy childhood have given him some uncommon taste for violence; he acts as the interpreter of the situation, that's all.

Words that rhyme with hot-headed

bareheaded, boneheaded, fatheaded, hard-headed, light-headed, pig-headed, pinheaded, thickheaded, unleaded, unwedded, wooden-headed, wrong-headed

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