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heartthrob

noun

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an attractive and usually famous man
  • He is the latest in a series teen heartthrobs to capture the attention of many adolescents.

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The first known use of heartthrob was in 1796

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“Heartthrob.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heartthrob. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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