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

Nearby words

  1. hotelman,
  2. hotere,
  3. hotfoot,
  4. hotfoot it,
  5. hothead,
  6. hotheadedly,
  7. hothouse,
  8. hothouse lamb,
  9. hotien,
  10. hotkey

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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