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hot-tempered

[ hot-tem-perd ]SEE DEFINITION OF hot-tempered

Synonyms for hot-tempered

  • cranky
  • excitable
  • hotheaded
  • peppery
  • testy
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Antonyms for hot-tempered

  • easy-going
  • even-tempered
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOT-TEMPERED

He was hot-tempered, and in jealousy there is little reason.

And I let you do me that injustice because I'm hot-tempered.

Harry told all about it to her and to the hot-tempered gentleman.

He was hot-tempered; but at the same time kindly, generous, and affable.

He was a hot-tempered Irishman, a good seaman; but an indifferent helmsman.

Jackson, he knew, was a hot-tempered man, a man who had killed others in duels.

But do you think all—all hot-tempered couples have to go it in that way?

The Celt all over the world is known for a hot-tempered fellow.

On the contrary, he was hot-tempered and, at times, violent in speech and action.

So we must depart without that hot-tempered father of mine knowing of it.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOT-TEMPERED

belligerent

adjectivenasty, argumentative

fiery

adjectivepassionate; on fire
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