Heart-throb



[hahrt-throb] /ˈhɑrtˌθrɒb/

noun
1.
a rapid beat or pulsation of the .
2.
a passionate or sentimental emotion.
3.
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noun
1.
an object of infatuation
2.
a heart beat
n.

also heartthrob, 1839, from heart (n.) + throb (n.). Of persons who inspire romantic feelings, from 1928.

noun

One’s deeply beloved: Who’s your heartthrob this week? (1920s+)

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