bleeding–heart

adjective bleed·ing–heart

Definition of bleeding–heart

  1. :  feeling or showing excessive or extravagant sympathy especially for an object of alleged persecution —used as a term of disparagement for people with politically liberal opinions … was often described as … a bleeding-heart liberal because he lent his name to so many left-wing groups. — Patricia Bosworth

1937

First Known Use of bleeding–heart

1937


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