hot-tempered hot-tempered

Definition(s):

  • (adj) quickly aroused to anger

Usage(s):

  1. The governor, a normally hot-tempered newcomer named Pontius Pilate, recalled the flags.
  2. Mike Huckabee has turned from nice to very hot-tempered now that his record has been examined by voters.
  3. On the first day, after a disorderly, hot-tempered session, the delegates voted nearly 2-to-1 against a flat repeal of the no-strike pledge.

News

  1. Support for channel-widening study comes from 2 groups

    Here comes the other side. In the divisive, hot-tempered debate over whether Key West should request a $3 million channel widening study from the Army Corps of Engineers, the pro-study camp hasn't... read more
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

  2. Police Beat: An angry ex, brawling brothers, and a drug-fueled joy ride

    The Tacoma man dumped his wife of 18 years, but decided to take her back. His new girlfriend wasn’t happy. She was 21 and hot-tempered. Officers found her in the 7200 block of South Warner Street, after responding to a reported assault.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

Quotes

  1. "People make mistakes and we're all human beings, we're all fallible," said Shetty, referring to Goody's behaviour. "She is a little aggressive. She may be hot-tempered...... but she's not a racist."
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Shilpa Shetty Source: BBC News

  2. "They are direct rivals and it will be a special game," Argentine forward Maxi Rodriguez told sports daily AS on Friday. "There is a lot at stake for both teams and games between us are always hot-tempered affairs. A victory would come as a...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Maxi Rodriguez Source: Guardian

  3. "I'll be very honest with you, do you expect me to be nice to you if you ask me lousy questions? Similarly, I dislike lousy behaviour and if you call disliking gibberish being hot-tempered, then I admit I am so," Nana said.
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Nana Patekar Source: Times of India

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