See also: hot-head
From hot + head. Compare English hotbrain (“a hothead”); Middle English hot-heorte, hat-heorte (“anger”), Old English hātheort (“furious, angry, irascible, passionate, ardent”, literally “hot-heart”).
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hothead (plural hotheads)
- (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.
- One who reacts quickly and without thinking carefully first
- Someone get this hothead out of here.
one who angers easily or goes in search of arguments or fights