- hot or fiery in spirit or temper; impetuous; rash: Hotheaded people shouldn't drive cars.
- easily angered; quick to take offense.
Origin of hotheaded
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Examples from the Web for hotheaded
Hotheaded arrogance is neither conservative nor attractive to voters.Newt: Suddenly Alone
January 26, 2012
Though Glenn Beck may be better known for his tears, the host knows how to get hotheaded when the spark hits—literally.Glenn Beck’s Most Outrageous Moments
The Daily Beast Video
June 30, 2011
Moreover, even in his new home on the banks of the Schuylkill River, Paine appeared a hotheaded radical.The Fight Over Common Sense
June 29, 2011
Grandad is among the distillers and Norah is as hotheaded as he.A Little Girl in Old Pittsburg
Amanda M. Douglas
He was hotheaded and overbearing, but she did not believe him to be vindictive.The Intriguers
William Le Queux
He is excitable, hotheaded, easily carried away, honest and straightforward like most people of his class.
He is the type of an honest, straightforward, hotheaded, but narrow and uncompromising man.
Curiously enough the hotheaded impulse died within me before I could rise from my seat on the three-legged stool.Pirates' Hope