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Meaning of HOTSPUR

Pronunciation:  'hât`spur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rash or impetuous person
  2. [n]  English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
 

HOTSPUR is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: Harry Hotspur, Percy, Sir Henry Percy
 
 See Also: adventurer, soldier, venturer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Hot"spur`\, n. [Hot + spur.]
    A rash, hot-headed man. --Holinshed.
    
    
  2. \Hot"spur`\, Hotspurred \Hot"spurred`\, a.
    Violent; impetuous; headstrong. --Spenser. Peacham.
    
    
 

 

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