from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Easily excited or aroused: a hot-blooded youth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Easily angered or excited; lustful; passionate; excitable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having hot blood; excitable; high-spirited; irritable; ardent; passionate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having hot blood; hence, of an excitable temper; high-spirited; irritable; passionate: amatory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. prone to emotion
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It was a windy, bitter-cold night (always a plus for this hot-blooded animal).
It's unique, intense and as hot-blooded as a charging bull.
Yet, crucially for America's as well as his own future, Washington was endowed with preternatural leadership qualities — primarily the ability to seem confident when privately he felt, as Mr. Chernow puts it, "gloomy, scathing, hot-blooded and pessimistic."
The parade of visual stimulation that Madrid provided — no human could turn down the invitation to view the exquisite buildings with their elaborate décor, the turbulent history and hot-blooded culture and the glamour that clustered in and around all three.
Drab-colored, swamp-bound simpletons, they were left to sit in the Mesozoic muck until the great "Dinosaur Renaissance" of the 1970s gave them a supercharged, hot-blooded overhaul.
The 145-work "Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance" demonstrates how the Flemish painter's 1508 trip to Rome paved the way for such Northern European painters as Rubens to adopt Italy's hot-blooded subjects and painting styles.
In other words, just like we are not all maids or gardeners, full-bodied bombshells or hot-blooded lovers, we are also not all getting married and having children in traditional ways.
As the family-oriented police drama continues its successful limited run on Wednesdays, it's a big episode for Donnie Wahlberg's hot-blooded Danny Reagan.
Joan Snyder "Landscape" (1970) A 2007 MacArthur Foundation fellow, Ms. Snyder (b. 1940) is an autobiographical and confessional artist—a hot-blooded romantic and a no-holds-barred expressionist who embraces anything and everything (crafts and children's art; Mondrian and graffiti).
Just like we are not all maids or gardeners, full-bodied bombshells or hot-blooded lovers, we are also not all getting married and having children in traditional ways.