melt someone's heart

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of melt someone's heart

: to fill someone with compassion, sympathy, etc.
  • It would have melted your heart to see her lying in that hospital bed.

Word by Word Definitions

melt play
  1. : to become altered from a solid to a liquid state usually by heat

  2. : dissolve, disintegrate

  3. : to disappear as if by dissolving

  1. : material in the molten state

  2. : the mass melted at a single operation or the quantity melted during a specified period

  3. : the action or process of melting or the period during which it occurs

  1. : spleen

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

heart play
  1. : a hollow muscular organ of vertebrate animals that by its rhythmic contraction acts as a force pump maintaining the circulation of the blood

  2. : a structure in an invertebrate animal functionally analogous to the vertebrate heart

  3. : breast, bosom

  1. : love:2

  2. : hearten

  3. : to fix in the heart


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