heartwise

adverb
\ ˈhärtˌwīz\

Definition of heartwise

: in the shape or manner of a heart her face … tapered heartwise— T. B. Costain

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First Known Use of heartwise

1586, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heartwise

heart entry 1 + -wise

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