3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hot-headed \Hot"-head'ed\, adjective quickly and easily aroused to anger; fiery; violent; rash; hasty; impetuous; vehement; as, a hot-headed commander. [WordNet sense 1] --Macaulay.

Syn: choleric, irascible, hotheaded, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

hotheaded \hotheaded\ adjective

1. same as {hot-headed}.

Syn: choleric, irascible, hot-headed, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short-tempered. [WordNet 1.5]

2. liable to act with undue haste and without consideration.

Syn: brainish, impulsive, impetuous, madcap, tearaway(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander" [syn: {choleric}, {irascible}, {hotheaded}, {hot-tempered}, {quick-tempered}, {short-tempered}]

2: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; ('brainish' is archaic) [syn: {hotheaded}, {impulsive}, {impetuous}, {madcap}, {tearaway(a)}, {brainish}]

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