hot-tempered adj

hot-tempered adj
[ˌhɒt'tɛmpəd]
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  • hot-tempered — adj having a tendency to become angry easily ▪ a hot tempered young man →hot temper at ↑hot1 (1b) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot-tempered — ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as hot tempered, you think they get angry very quickly and easily. He is so hot tempered and excitable, like a bottle of soda water exploding …   English dictionary

  • hot-tempered — [hät′tem΄pərd] adj. having a fiery temper; easily made angry …   English World dictionary

  • hot-tempered — /hot tem peuhrd/, adj. easily angered; short tempered. * * * …   Universalium

  • hot-tempered — hot′ tem′pered adj. easily angered; short tempered • Etymology: 1845–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • hot — adj., v., & adv. adj. (hotter, hottest) 1 a having a relatively or noticeably high temperature. b (of food or drink) prepared by heating and served without cooling. 2 producing the sensation of heat (hot fever; hot flush). 3 (of pepper, spices,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot — adj 1. heated, warm, calescent; fiery, piping hot, red hot; burning, flaming, blazing, scorching, roasting, searing; toasting, baking, ovenlike; scalding, boiling, sizzling, simmering, steaming; torrid, sultry, parching, sweltry, sweltering,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hot — [[t]hɒ̱t[/t]] ♦♦ hotter, hottest, hots, hotting, hotted 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is hot has a high temperature. When the oil is hot, add the sliced onion... What he needed was a hot bath and a good sleep... Metal handled pans can get really… …   English dictionary

  • hot — hot1 W2S1 [hɔt US ha:t] adj comparative hotter superlative hottest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(high temperature)¦ 2¦(spicy)¦ 3¦(very popular/fashionable)¦ 4¦(good)¦ 5¦(sexy)¦ 6¦(difficult/dangerous)¦ 7 a hot issue/topic etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quick-tempered — adj impatient, irritable, irascible; high strung, high mettled, temperamental, excitable, impulsive, volatile; hot blooded, hot tempered, fiery, like tinder, like touchwood; testy, touchy, petulant, snappish, peppery, waspish, shrewish; choleric …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hot — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. heated (see heat); peppery, biting. See taste, excitability, pungency. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having a high temperature] Syn. torrid, burning, fiery, flaming, blazing, very warm, feverish,… …   English dictionary for students

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