after one's own heart


used to say that someone has likes and dislikes similar to one's own
When you brought chocolates I knew you were a woman after my own heart.

Dictionary Entries Near after one's own heart

Cite this Entry

“After one's own heart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Which Came First?

  • baby chick with a brown egg
  • hot take or cold shoulder?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?