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English definition of “hot-blooded”

hot-blooded

adjective (SHOWING FEELINGS)    /ˌhɒtˈblʌd.ɪd/ US  /ˌhɑːt-/
showing strong feelings very easily and quickly, especially anger or loveStrong feelings
(Definition of hot-blooded adjective (SHOWING FEELINGS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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