Definition of hearted
1 : having a heart especially of a specified kind —usually used in combination a fainthearted leader a lighthearted wanderer
2 : seated in the heart
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Most of the fun is light-hearted enough: popular sorting hat quizzes, friendly games of quidditch.
John McBurney (Colin Farrell), who is discovered in the film's opening scene by Laurence's big-hearted, big-eyed character, Amy.
Similarly, Brie's wide-eyed, open-hearted characters are both overachievers and underdogs, clown ladies proffering their best balloon animals to a sometimes-uncaring world.
David Sims delights in Kumail Nanjiani’s warm, big-hearted summer film.
Lynne Tillman Novelist, essayist, cultural critic Denis was gentle, funny, good-hearted; a sweet, impish, and concerned man.
Light-heartedIn rats, the bacteria seemed to do just that.
Many of them remembered her as a teen with a big smile, who was good-hearted and had a bright personality.
Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M --- Sumlin is the other coach whose AD has given him a half-hearted level of support in recent days.
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