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hothead

noun [C] uk   /ˈhɒt.hed/ us    /ˈhɑːt-/
someone who does things or reacts to things quickly and without thinking carefully firstDoing things without fear or proper thought
hotheaded
adjective uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd/ us    /ˈhɑːtˌhed.ɪd/
She's a bit hotheaded and rash.Doing things without fear or proper thought
hotheadedly
adverb uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd.li/ us    /ˈhɑːtˌhed.ɪd.li/
Doing things without fear or proper thought
hotheadedness
noun [U] uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd.nəs/ us    /ˈhɑːtˌhed.ɪd.nəs/
Doing things without fear or proper thought
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