Definition of hothead
: a hotheaded person
Examples of hothead in a Sentence
Working on the project with such a hothead has been unpleasant.
Recent Examples of hothead from the Web
President Harry Truman’s press secretary Charlie Ross died of a heart attack and was replaced by Joseph H. Short Jr., a notorious hothead, who also died of a heart ailment.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had the best response after reliever Brandon Morrow hit Angels hothead Yunel Escobar in the shoulder on Thursday, prompting a bench-clearing, bullpen-emptying scene in which no punches were thrown.
But one witness told CBS San Francisco Lam was known as a hothead with a short temper who sometimes had arguments with coworkers.
Like any good Mafia tale, Season 2 begins in the aftermath of slaughter, with the mohawked hothead Genny (Salvatore Esposito) clinging to life and his gang wiped out.
Adams’s supporters, for their part, called Jackson a hothead, a murderer, and a tyrant.
By favoring ultra-aggressive hotheads, the financial world may be throwing a human-sized wrench in its own gears.
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First Known Use of hothead
HOTHEAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hothead for English Language Learners
: a person who gets angry easily : a hotheaded person
HOTHEAD Defined for Kids
Definition of hothead for Students
: a person who is easily excited or angered
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