Examples from the Web for hothead
A hothead who believes life itself has betrayed him is liable to take even minor perceived disloyalty as treason.
He, along with his loyal, hothead sidekick, Jem (Jeremy Renner), are members of an elite group of criminals.
Assange, already known to be somewhat of a hothead, rebuked CNN and King for shameful “tabloid journalism.”
That would be Billy Poe, an ex-football star, 21, out of work, and a bit of a hothead.
My dear Hothead, they are big enough to look out for themselves.The Vision Spendid|William MacLeod Raine
But if he insists on forcing battle with a reluctant adversary, he must be a hothead indeed.Helmet of Navarre|Bertha Runkle
Had I told him, he had disobeyed his orders and shamed his service; he is young yet, and a hothead!Told in the East|Talbot Mundy
He feared no living man, but he was no hothead to be drawn from his purpose.A Daughter of Raasay|William MacLeod Raine
The role of firebrand and hothead, drawing villainous knives on frightened boys, would not quite convince his present audience.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for hothead
Word Origin and History for hothead
"short-tempered person," 1650s, from hot in the figurative sense + head (n.); Johnson's dictionary also lists hotmouthed "headstrong, ungovernable;" Elizabethan English had hot-brain "hothead" (c.1600); and Old English had hatheort "anger, rage," literally "hot heart."