hot head

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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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hot head

n. a person with a bad or quick temper. Don’t be such a hot head, Chuck.
See also: head, hot
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He took his hat off his hot head and lay propped on his elbow in the lush, feathery, woodland grass.
He took them up and inhaled their fragrance, and he lifted them to his hot head, and he put them down and opened his parched hands to them, as cold hands are opened to receive the cheering of a fire.
Directly he had said these words, he lay down again; gave a kind of a groan; and covered his hot head with the blankets.
Yet my hot head was full of ideas; and I wasted some minutes in trying to lift from its hinges a solid, six-barred, outlying gate, that my weak arms could hardly stir.
The darkness did me good: it was comforting and delicious--like a cool hand laid on a hot head. I went walking on through it, without knowing where; composing my mind with the belief that I had lost my way, and that I should find myself miles distant from home when morning dawned.
I was awoke by somebody saying 'Here he is!' and uncovering my hot head. My mother and Peggotty had come to look for me, and it was one of them who had done it.
We returned to Necharsteinach, plunged our hot heads into the trough at the town pump, and then went to the hotel and ate our trout dinner in leisurely comfort, in the garden, with the beautiful Neckar flowing at our feet, the quaint Dilsberg looming beyond, and the graceful towers and battlements of a couple of medieval castles
The winger was sold for just PS500,000 to Mark Warburton's Nottingham Forest in the summer after a fallout with hot head Caixinha.
"Every time I get a hot head my crew put me in check."
One company that has capitalized on this trend, Universal/Hot Head Ltd., has established a strong teen franchise with its Komb In Hot Head line.
That has been just the case, however, with Hot Head temporary hair color from Hot Head/Universal.
A show insider said: "Jason is forced to admit to his hot head father Tadhg that the recent robbery at the pub was his fault.
Universal Products' Hot Head brand offers temporary colors that allow teens to keep up with the latest trends.