big·​heart·​ed | \ ˈbig-ˈhär-təd How to pronounce bighearted (audio) \

Definition of bighearted

Other Words from bighearted

bigheartedly adverb
bigheartedness noun

Examples of bighearted in a Sentence

a bighearted guy who can't seem to ever say “no”
Recent Examples on the Web That spirit shines through a flawed but bighearted adaptation. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 15 Dec. 2021 Adams’ book shines with a bighearted cast finding rejuvenation in books and the community. Stefanie Milligan, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 Oct. 2021 Both are messy, bighearted books that prioritize emotional searching. Lily Meyer, The Atlantic, 19 Oct. 2021 The bighearted leader volunteered as a Sunday school teacher at the state prison. The Salt Lake Tribune, 10 May 2021 Swift — or at least the version of Swift on her albums — has remained largely the same person since her debut: a thin-skinned, bighearted obsessive, with a penchant for huge romantic moments. Nate Jones, Vulture, 11 Jan. 2021 In Omar’s version, America wasn’t the bighearted country that saved her from a brutal war and a bleak refugee camp. Alex Horton, Washington Post, 10 July 2019 Sometimes the beautiful, bighearted sides of humanity need a gentle nudge from the ugly, small-minded sides. Heidi Stevens,, 6 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of bighearted

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Bighearted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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