hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash: Hotheaded people shouldn't drive cars.
easily angered; quick to take offense.

Origin of hotheaded

First recorded in 1635–45; hot + head + -ed3
Related formshot·head·ed·ly, adverbhot·head·ed·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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impetuous, rash, or hot-tempered
Derived Formshot-headedly, adverbhot-headedness, noun
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