Definitions

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  • adj. hotheaded

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a fiery spirit; hot-headed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a fiery spirit; vehement; passionate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • U.S. Cycling Federation officials saw tremendous potential in the hot-spirited young rider, while a Russian coach said, flat out, that Lance was the best young rider he had seen in a long time.

    LANCE ARMSTRONG

  • I was convicted in the court, and that I was a hot-spirited fellow, or words to that purpose; whereat he waived it, and did not meddle with it.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • Venturesome, hot-spirited youths, with their way to make in the world

    The Light of Scarthey

  • The country had collected itself; the feuds of the families had been chastened, if they had not been subdued; while the increase of wealth and material prosperity had brought out into obvious prominence those advantages of peace which a hot-spirited people, antecedent to experience, had not anticipated, and had not been able to appreciate.

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • Several of the hot-spirited cavaliers were eager for storming the breach sword in hand; others, more cool and wary, pointed out the rashness of such an attempt, for the Moors had worked indefatigably in the night; they had digged a deep ditch within the breach, and had fortified it with palisadoes and a high breastwork.

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • * His only fear was that the master of Calatrava and the belligerent bishop might come up in time to share the glory of the victory; so, ordering every one to horse, this hot-spirited cavalier pushed on for Moclin without allowing his troops the necessary time for repose.

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • The idea of thus making booty at the very gates of Guadix pleased the hot-spirited youths.

    Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada

  • Only Justice CHESTER being present, stept up and said, that I was convicted in the court, and that I was a hot-spirited fellow (or words to that purpose), whereat he waived it, and did not meddle therewith.

    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

  • Only Justice Chester being present, stept up and said, that I was convicted in the court, and that I was a hot-spirited fellow (or words to that purpose), whereat he waived it, and did not meddle therewith.

    Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

  • By no means, for then that hot-spirited, and high minded sex would prick up their Peacocks-tails so much the higher.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

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