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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 — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ easily angered …   English terms dictionary

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

  • hot-tempered — adjective quickly aroused to anger a hotheaded commander • Syn: ↑choleric, ↑irascible, ↑hotheaded, ↑quick tempered, ↑short tempered • Similar to: ↑ill natured …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — quick to become angry, lose your temper    He s hot tempered very impatient and often angry …   English idioms

  • 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-tempered — hot tem|pered [ ,hat tempərd ] adjective becoming angry very easily …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hot-tempered — adjective Become very vocal or even violent when angered or frustrated. Ant: cool, cool headed, even tempered See Also: quick tempered, short tempered …   Wiktionary

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