heartthrob

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noun heart·throb \ˈhärt-ˌthräb\

Definition of heartthrob

  1. 1 :  the throb of a heart

  2. 2a :  sentimental emotion :  passionb :  sweetheart; also :  a usually renowned man (such as an entertainer) noted for his sex appeal teen heartthrobs

1796

First Known Use of heartthrob

1796


HEARTTHROB Defined for English Language Learners

heartthrob

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noun heart·throb \ˈhärt-ˌthräb\

Definition of heartthrob for English Language Learners

  • : an attractive and usually famous man



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