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heartthrob

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noun heart·throb \-ˌthräb\

Simple Definition of heartthrob

  • : an attractive and usually famous man

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of heartthrob

  1. 1 :  the throb of a heart

  2. 2 a :  sentimental emotion :  passion b :  sweetheart; also :  a usually renowned man (as an entertainer) noted for his sex appeal <teen heartthrobs>

1839

First Known Use of heartthrob

1839


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