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hotheaded adj
1 quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander" [syn: choleric, irascible, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, short, short-tempered]
2 characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic) [syn: impulsive, impetuous, madcap, tearaway(a), brainish]

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Adjective

hotheaded
  1. Being a hothead; easily excited or angered.

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being a hothead; easily excited or angered

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