hotblood

noun

hot·​blood ˈhät-ˌbləd How to pronounce hotblood (audio)
1
: one that is hot-blooded
especially : one having strong passions or a quick temper
2
: a strong-willed, spirited horse (such as a Thoroughbred or Arabian horse) that is noted for its speed and agility

Examples of hotblood in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web THEN: When tempers flared in early New Orleans and a simple apology just wasn't enough, hotbloods took to the field of honor to settle the dispute with swords or pistols. NOLA.com, 28 July 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hotblood was in 1798

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“Hotblood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hotblood. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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