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synonyms for hot tempered

  • cantankerous
  • cranky
  • feisty
  • grouchy
  • passionate
  • surly
  • testy
  • uptight
  • angry
  • bearish
  • bristly
  • choleric
  • crabbed
  • cross
  • fractious
  • hasty
  • hot-tempered
  • huffy
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • ogre
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • quick-tempered
  • short-tempered
  • snappish
  • thin-skinned
  • touchy
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antonyms for hot tempered

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  • cool
  • happy
  • pleasant
  • cheerful
  • agreeable
  • calm
  • friendly
  • kind
  • peaceful
  • cooperative
  • helping
  • nice
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      How to use hot tempered in a sentence

      In the drawing-room things went on much as they always do in country drawing-rooms in the hot weather.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      “You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      Nearly half the regiment ran to secure their picketed horses, armed themselves in hot haste, and galloped to the gaol.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      News came that the rebels were plundering the British quarters, and the infantry went there in hot haste.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      From Canada on the north, to Texas on the south, the hot winds had laid the land seemingly bare.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      From early morn to early morn again, the hot winds continued, and the air was surcharged with the smell of burning plants.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      And now, escaped from her room, even at this height there came upon him again the hot sluggishness of London.
      BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
      There was a band playing down at Klein's hotel, and the strains reached them faintly, tempered by the distance.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      Perhaps their course is wiser than that which hot impatience would prompt—nay, I believe it is.
      GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
      Presently the Hole-keeper stopped short and said, faintly, "It strikes me the sun is very hot here."
      DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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