Definition of bleeding heart
1 : a garden plant (Dicentra spectabilis) of the fumitory family with racemes of usually deep pink or white drooping heart-shaped flowers; broadly : any of several plants (genus Dicentra)
2 : a person who shows extravagant sympathy especially for an object of alleged persecution
First Known Use of bleeding heart
Rhymes with bleeding heart
à la carte, anti-art, applecart, beauty part, Bonaparte, counterpart, egg and dart, fall apart, flying start, for one's part, heart-to-heart, Liddell Hart, lose one's heart, martial art, mini-mart, on one's part, open-heart, plastic art, poles apart, purpleheart, Purple Heart, running start, set apart, take apart, underpart, upperpart
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