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

First recorded in 1635–45; hot + head + -ed3
Related formshot·head·ed·ly, adverbhot·head·ed·ness, noun
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Related Words for hotheaded

hot-tempered, excitable, explosive, impetuous, passionate, rash, touchy, volatile

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  • Grandad is among the distillers and Norah is as hotheaded as he.

  • 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

    Francis Lynde