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hothead

Noun

1 a belligerent grouch [syn: fire-eater]
2 a reckless impetuous irresponsible person [syn: daredevil, madcap, swashbuckler, lunatic, harum-scarum]

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Etymology

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Noun

  1. One who angers easily or goes in search of arguments or fights.
    The club was full of eager young hotheads who never seemed to be able to agree on anything.

Translations

one who angers easily or goes in search of arguments or fights
  • Dutch: heethoofd, driftkikker
  • German: Hitzkopf

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Mafioso, Tartar, Young Turk, bear, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bomber, brute, crank, crosspatch, demon, devil, dragon, feist, fiend, fire-eater, firebrand, fury, goon, gorilla, grizzly bear, grouch, gunsel, hardnose, hell-raiser, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, holy terror, hood, hoodlum, hotspur, incendiary, killer, mad dog, madcap, monster, mugger, rapist, revolutionary, savage, she-wolf, sorehead, spitfire, termagant, terror, terrorist, tiger, tigress, tough, tough guy, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, wild beast, witch, wolf
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