hot-blooded
adjective aggressive, amorous, athirst, avid, barbarous, bold, brutal, burning, careless, danger-loving, daredevil, daring, desirous, desperate, eager, excessive, excitable, extreme, febrile, fervent, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, foolhardy, frantic, hasty, headstrong, heated, heedless, high-spirited, high-strung, hot-headed, hot-tempered, immoderate, impatient, impractical, imprudent, inattentive, incautious, inflamed, inflammatory, insuppressible, intemperate, intense, intent, irrepressible, lustful, madcap, oversensitive, passionate, piquant, quenchless, quick-tempered, rampant, rash, reckless, risk-taking, savage, sensitive, short-tempered, strong-willed, temerarious, thoughtless, torrid, turbulent, unadvised, unbridled, uncircumspect, uncontrollable, ungentle, ungovernable, unmitigable, unquelled, unquenched, unrepressed, unwary, vehement, venturesome, violent, wanton, willful, zealous associated concepts: heat of passion, manslaughter, temporary insanity

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  • hot-blooded — Someone who is hot blooded is easily excitable or passionate …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Hot-blooded — Hot blood ed, a. Having hot blood; excitable; high spirited; irritable; ardent; passionate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hot-blooded — adj having very strong emotions such as anger or love, that are difficult to control = ↑passionate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hot-blooded — passionate, 1590s; a relic of medieval physiology theory …   Etymology dictionary

  • hot-blooded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lustful; passionate …   English terms dictionary

  • Hot Blooded — Infobox Single Name = Hot Blooded Artist = Foreigner Album = Double Vision A side = B side = Released = 1978 Format = 7 Recorded = 1977 1978 Genre = Hard rock Length = 4:24 Label = Atlantic Writer = Lou Gramm, Mick Jones Producer = Keith Jones… …   Wikipedia

  • hot-blooded — ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe someone as hot blooded, you mean that they are very quick to express their emotions, especially anger and love. His neighbors remembered him as a hot blooded teenager, a self styled ladies man. Ant: cold… …   English dictionary

  • hot-blooded —    Someone who is hot blooded is easily excitable or passionate.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hot-blooded — adjective he s not exactly the hot blooded Latin lover I thought he d be Syn: passionate, amorous, amatory, ardent, fervid, lustful, libidinous, lecherous, sexy, virile; informal horny Ant: cold …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hot-blooded — adjective prone to emotion hot blooded Latin Americans • Similar to: ↑emotional …   Useful english dictionary

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