hot-blooded

[ hot-bluhd-id ]
/ ˈhɒtˈblʌd ɪd /

adjective

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

First recorded in 1590–1600

Related forms

hot-blood·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hot-blooded

hot-blooded

adjective

passionate or excitable
(of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock

Derived Forms

hot-bloodedness, noun
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