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hothead

A person with an excitable, fiery, or impetuous temper or disposition; one who is quick to get angry or act rashly. That lady in the car behind me is a real hothead, honking and shouting at me every time I slow down! He turns into a bit of a hothead when he is drinking, always looking to get into a fight with someone.
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Sadie and the Hotheads play Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham (Friday February 8), Huntingdon Hall, Worcester (Saturday February 9), St George's Hall, Bristol (Sunday February 10) and London's Union Chapel (Sunday February 17).
In summer she performed with North Wales' Mike Peters at the Isle of Wight Festival McGovern's soaring voice is teamed up with the Hotheads and the multifaceted Nelson Brothers.
As well as the traditional championship and relegation markets, for which Manchester United and Bolton are unsurprisingly put in as strong favourites, the fledgling firm have priced up a Golden Boot, Hothead and Crazy Cat lines.
Elizabeth, who plays Lady Cora Grantham in Downton Abbey, is the lead singer of the band Sadie and the Hotheads and spends much of her spare time writing songs.
THERE'S no stalling this pair as EastEnders hotheads Bianca Jackson and Stacey Slater square up for a fight down the market.
Despite his fiery temperament boss Fergie feels making Rooney, 22, captain on a full-time basis could prove a masterstroke - just as it was with hotheads Roy Keane and Eric Cantona who developed authority and maturity.
We all know how mere rumours gather pace and are believed and exaggerated by hotheads.
It looks well worth a bet although hotheads Fernando Ricksen (7-1) and Nacho Novo (12-1) might beat him to to the punch
Needless to say, there's a lot of bullets fired, blood spilled and hotheads screaming about Honor and Family in ``La Mentale,'' as well as one of the least interesting heists in film history.
The extremists and hotheads on both sides do nobody any favours.
Nye depicts a society where journalists, politicians, jealous husbands, and sundry other honorable hotheads insult and injure each other, and, weak libel and slander laws aiding, resolve their disputes with the point of an epee.
American actress Elizabeth McGovern, who plays long-suffering Lady Cora, fronts a group called Sadie and The Hotheads.
Elizabeth has launched a singing career with her band Sadie & The Hotheads.
There are enough militants, hotheads and crazies who are determined that the bloodshed will continue.