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hot-blooded

[hot-bluhd-id] /ˈhɒtˈblʌd ɪd/
adjective
1.
excitable; impetuous.
2.
ardent, passionate, or virile.
3.
adventuresome, exciting, or characterized by adventure and excitement.
4.
(of livestock) of superior or pure breeding.
5.
(of horses) being a Thoroughbred or having Arab blood.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
Related forms
hot-bloodedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hotblooded

hot-blooded

adjective
1.
passionate or excitable
2.
(of a horse) being of thoroughbred stock
Derived Forms
hot-bloodedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for hotblooded

hot-blooded

adj.

"passionate," 1590s; a relic of medieval physiology theory.

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