Definition of warm the cockles of someone's heart
- It is a story with a happy ending to warm the cockles of your heart.
: having or giving out heat to a moderate or adequate degree
: serving to maintain or preserve heat especially to a satisfactory degree
: feeling or causing sensations of heat brought about by strenuous exertion
: to make warm
: to infuse with a feeling of love, friendship, well-being, or pleasure
: to fill with anger, zeal, or passion
: any of several weedy plants of the pink family
: any of various chiefly marine bivalve mollusks (family Cardiidae) having a shell with convex radially ribbed valves
: pucker, wrinkle
: some person : somebody
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