hotheaded

adjective
hot·​head·​ed | \ ˈhät-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce hotheaded (audio) \

Definition of hotheaded

: easily angered : fiery, impetuous

Other Words from hotheaded

hotheadedly adverb
hotheadedness noun

Examples of hotheaded in a Sentence

He wrote a hot-headed letter.
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First Known Use of hotheaded

1603, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hotheaded was in 1603

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Last Updated

26 Apr 2022

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“Hotheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hotheaded. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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