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heart-to-heart

adjective \ ˈhärt-tə-ˈhärt \

Definition of heart-to-heart

: sincere, frank
  • a heart-to-heart talk

First Known Use of heart-to-heart

1855

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heart-to-heart

noun

Definition of heart-to-heart

: a heart-to-heart conversation

First Known Use of heart-to-heart

1904

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HEART-TO-HEART Defined for English Language Learners

heart-to-heart

Definition of heart-to-heart for English Language Learners

  • : very sincere and honest


heart-to-heart

Definition of heart-to-heart for English Language Learners

  • : an honest, serious, and private conversation


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