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Definition of "hot-tempered" []

  • (usually said of a person, but sometimes of an animal) Become very vocal or even violent when angered or frustrated. (adjective)

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Use "hot-tempered" in a sentence
  • "Spoiled and hot-tempered, and two years older than I, she had known how to scare me into doing what she wanted."
  • "During Monday Oct. 24 night's "DWTS," hot-tempered Maks had a serious fallout with judge Len Goodman."
  • "A hot-tempered celebrity who had dated Zetrakis and was fired from his show some years ago, Joey has inherited a million-dollar Klimt from him."