Definition of Heartthrob

1. Noun. An object of infatuation.

Generic synonyms: Idol, Matinee Idol



Definition of Heartthrob

1. Noun. A heartbeat ¹

2. Noun. The object of one’s desires or infatuation; a sweetheart ¹

3. Noun. A usually handsome celebrity or famous person ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heartthrob

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heartthrob

heartsink patients
heartsinks
heartsome
heartsomely
heartsore
heartstopper
heartstoppers
heartstopping
heartstoppingly
heartstricken
heartstrike
heartstring
heartstrings
heartstruck
heartswelling
heartthrob (current term)
heartthrobs
heartwarmer
heartwarmers
heartwarming
heartwarmingly
heartwhole
heartwood
heartwoods
heartworm
heartworms
heartwrenching

Literary usage of Heartthrob

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1. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"... FOUND A NEW MARKETING MODEL WEB ENTREPRENEUR AS TEEN heartthrob Industry Standard/cover . . . three months of interviews for a teen heartthrob story. ..."

2. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"I 've not much heartthrob left for my fellow beings. Shall I cut this wee bit thing out too?" Yet right near this time, returning from a week's absence, ..."

3. Letters of George Meredith by George Meredith (1912)
"... heartthrob, salute you! Toad- belly transforms to arrowhead at thought of you ! We trust that you are not fatigued with your condescension to certain of ..."

4. Masters of the English Novel: A Study of Principles and Personalities by Richard Burton (1909)
"... most expressive of its average experience, most sympathetic to its heartthrob. The thought should prevent us from regarding it as merely the syllabub of ..."

5. The Life of Jesus the Christ by Henry Ward Beecher (1891)
"the value which I put upon a heartthrob, an enthusiasm, a sentiment, a ministration of the soul, — not its market value, not its poetic value, ..."

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