someone's heart is knocking

Definition of someone's heart is knocking

informal

  1. —used to say that a person's heart is beating very hard, usually from nervousness or excitement His heart was knocking as he waited to meet his blind date.

Word by Word Definitions

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

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

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

    :  breast, bosom

  1. :  love

    :  hearten

    :  to fix in the heart

knockplay knocking
  1. :  to strike something with a sharp blow

    :  to collide with something

    :  bustle

  1. :  a sharp blow :  rap, hit

    :  a severe misfortune or hardship

    :  setback, reversal


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