Definitions for hotspurˈhɒtˌspɜr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hot•spurˈhɒtˌspɜr(n.)

  1. an impetuous or reckless person; a hothead.

Origin of hotspur:

1425–75; late ME; after Sir Henry Percy, to whom it was applied as a nickname

hot′spurred`(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Percy, Sir Henry Percy, Hotspur, Harry Hotspur(noun)

    English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)

  2. hotspur(noun)

    a rash or impetuous person

Wiktionary

  1. hotspur(Noun)

    Somebody who is rash, impetuous or impulsive.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hotspur(noun)

    a rash, hot-headed man

  2. Hotspur(adj)

    alt. of Hotspurred

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