one's heart leaps

idiom

Definition of one's heart leaps

used to say that someone becomes very happy or joyful about somethingOur hearts leapt when we heard that she had won.

Learn More about one's heart leaps

Statistics for one's heart leaps

Cite this Entry

“One's heart leaps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one%27s%20heart%20leaps. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

Comments on one's heart leaps

What made you want to look up one's heart leaps? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!