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Definition of "hot-blooded" []

  • Easily excited or aroused: a hot-blooded youth. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hot-blooded" in a sentence
  • "It was a windy, bitter-cold night (always a plus for this hot-blooded animal)."
  • "It's unique, intense and as hot-blooded as a charging bull."
  • "Yet, crucially for America's as well as his own future, Washington was endowed with preternatural leadership qualities — primarily the ability to seem confident when privately he felt, as Mr. Chernow puts it, "gloomy, scathing, hot-blooded and pessimistic.""