close to someone's heart

idiom

: considered by someone as very much worth caring about
Animal rights is a cause that is close to my heart.

Dictionary Entries Near close to someone's heart

Cite this Entry

“Close to someone's heart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20to%20someone%27s%20heart. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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