hothead

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Etymology[edit]

From hot +‎ head. Compare English hotbrain (a hothead); Old English hātheort (furious, angry, irascible, passionate, ardent).

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Noun[edit]

hothead (plural hotheads)

  1. (pejorative) One who angers easily or goes in search of arguments or fights.
    The club was full of eager young hotheads who never seemed to be able to agree on anything.
  2. One who reacts quickly and without thinking carefully first

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