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hotheadnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɒt.hed/ us   /ˈhɑːt.hed/
hotheaded
adjective uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd/ us   /ˌhɑːtˈhed.ɪd/
She's a bit hotheaded and rash.
hotheadedly
adverb uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd.li/ us   /ˌhɑːtˈhed.ɪd.li/
hotheadedness
noun [U] uk   /ˌhɒtˈhed.ɪd.nəs/ us   /ˌhɑːtˈhed.ɪd.nəs/
(Definition of hothead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hotheadnoun [C]

us   /ˈhɑtˌhed/ disapproving
someone who gets angry too quickly and reacts without thinking carefully first
hotheaded
adjective us   /ˈhɑtˈhed·ɪd/
disapproving a hotheaded young fool
(Definition of hothead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hothead”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鲁莽的人, 性急的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魯莽的人, 性急的人…
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