hot-blooded

adjective
hot-blood·​ed | \ ˈhät-ˈblə-dəd How to pronounce hot-blooded (audio) \

Definition of hot-blooded

1 : easily excited : passionate
3 of a horse : having Arab or Thoroughbred ancestors

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hot-bloodedness noun

First Known Use of hot-blooded

circa 1616, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hot-blooded was circa 1616

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“Hot-blooded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hot-blooded. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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hot-blooded

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of hot-blooded

: becoming angry or excited very easily

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