hothead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hothead a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
    • n hothead a belligerent grouch
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Quotations

  • Robert H. Schuller
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    “Doomed are the hotheads! Unhappy are they who lose their cool and are too proud to say, I'm sorry.”

Usage

In literature:

He had been hotheaded, unreasonable.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
If war were inevitable, argued the hotheads, it were wisdom to strike the first blow.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
If Mossa Cutter speculated, he was always unsuccessful, because he was always hotheaded and always drunk.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865" by Various
Many a young hothead before Jarge has had a broken heart and got over it!
"The Rosie World" by Parker Fillmore
These four men, however, stood in such awe of the young hothead that they neglected to fulfil their commission.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
He was hotheaded and overbearing, but she did not believe him to be vindictive.
"The Intriguers" by William Le Queux
All the same, Duncan Leslie, my hotheaded Scot, I am going to sleep on it, and that's what I advise you to do.
"Of High Descent" by George Manville Fenn
The real reason for the visit of my young hotheaded Imperial Master was concealed from me.
"The Secrets of Potsdam" by William Le Queux
But some of the hotheads in there mistook our peaceful purpose and opened fire on us.
"Caribbee" by Thomas Hoover
He was a hothead, but he also was a survivor.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
I'm also not a hothead.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Perhaps it is better so, for who knows what harm a pen might do in the hands of an inexperienced, uncomprehending hothead.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
You would forbid me to resent this wrong from this hotheaded young noble?
"Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)" by Jonathon Holt Ingraham
Thereupon the hotheads lowered upon him malignantly, and Hardy Atkins hunted up his high-life bottle.
"Bat Wing Bowles" by Dane Coolidge
Ruxton's anxiety was no mere impatience of a hotheaded lover.
"The Men Who Wrought" by Ridgwell Cullum
I stand between the hotheads and Dennis Deventer.
"A Tatter of Scarlet" by S. R. Crockett
But the hotheads of the south and the fanatical wing of the anti-slavery men at the north rose up, obstructing his way like mountains.
"The Brothers' War" by John Calvin Reed
She's one of those hotheads that are trying to make the world over.
"What Will People Say?" by Rupert Hughes
I suppose he is still devoted to that young hothead?
"The Black Moth" by Georgette Heyer
The men who were firing were no hotheads, no untrained recruits.
"Indian and Scout" by F. S. Brereton
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In news:

Hotheads' in Middle East provoking Iran, Russia says.
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The renowned hothead makes peace with the movie mogul.
Global Warming Hotheads Inflamed About Skeptical Challengers.
Haley hasn't lived up to his hothead reputation.
With a hothead press, there's no live head steam to worry about, but head temperature is an important consideration.
Hothead Comedy Genius Pat Cooper Outlasts All Those Show-Biz Phonies.
Hotheaded lovers require a timeout.
Hotheaded Emanuel may be White House voice of reason.
He was such a hothead that he'd often follow players to the bench just to yell at them some more.
Hotheaded lovers require a timeout.
Hotheaded Emanuel may be White House voice of reason.
The young Basque was something of a ladies' man and, according to some sources, a real hothead.
Famous hothead Alec Baldwin may be in trouble after an incident with the paparazzi Tuesday morning.
Hothead Technologies and Kennesaw State University are currently testing an RFID-enabled helmet that tracks the body temperature of a player and promises to lessen dangerous instances of over heating.
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