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.
- hot-blood·ed·ness, noun
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How to use hot-blooded in a sentence
Even usually hot-blooded madrassa students may be having second thoughts about joining the fight.Taliban Jails Commanders for Back-Door Peace Talks | Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau | March 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Jimmy So | February 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Michael Medved | January 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then, like in many hot-blooded American dreams, Justin Timberlake appears asking Poehler to practice their "kissing scene."
He now views his initial reaction as a bit extreme: "Probably in retrospect, I was a little hot-blooded in my response."
From his earliest youth Pierre Franois, handsome and long-limbed, hot-blooded and vain, thirsted after adventure.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But the hot-blooded sailors rowed in among them and cut fiercely with their cutlasses, so that hardly any of them escaped.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various
I know he is a hot-blooded old reprobate—that father of yours.Dross | Henry Seton Merriman
In the second period the great leaders of popular migrations emerge, young, vigorous, hot-blooded.The New Stone Age in Northern Europe | John M. Tyler
It is convenient no doubt to ignore them in our hot-blooded carelessness, but the time will come when they must find us out.The Shadow of Ashlydyat | Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for hot-blooded
passionate or excitable
(of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock
- hot-bloodedness, noun
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