- excitable; impetuous.
- ardent, passionate, or virile.
- adventuresome, exciting, or characterized by adventure and excitement.
- (of livestock) of superior or pure breeding.
- (of horses) being a Thoroughbred or having Arab blood.
Origin of hot-blooded
Related Words for hot-bloodedamorous, ardent, blazing, burning, concupiscent, desirous, dithyrambic, erotic, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, glowing, heated, heavy, hot, impassioned, lascivious, libidinous, loving
Examples from the Web for hot-blooded
Contemporary Examples of hot-blooded
Before this hot-blooded sale, the closest anyone ever came was a $140-million purchase in 2006, and it was a Jackson Pollock.David Choe, Facebook’s Millionaire Graffiti Artist
February 3, 2012
The ex-speaker's hot-blooded defense of his messy personal life has clicked with angry GOP voters.Impetuous Record Aids Newt Gingrich With Angry GOP Voters
January 23, 2012
Historical Examples of hot-blooded
He was young, and he was hot-blooded—he was really of the South.A Spirit in Prison
Dumoulin was hot-blooded, noisy, unmethodical, always in a state of fuss and fume!A Nest of Spies
He had guessed what work it was that the hot-blooded Russian had remained to do.The Grell Mystery
I know he is a hot-blooded old reprobate—that father of yours.Dross
Henry Seton Merriman
Some are born phlegmatic, some are passionate and hot-blooded.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy
- passionate or excitable
- (of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock
"passionate," 1590s; a relic of medieval physiology theory.