- heart-throb (n.)
- also heartthrob, 1821, "passion, affection;" 1839 in literal sense, "a beat of the heart," from heart (n.) + throb (n.). Of persons who inspire romantic feelings, from 1928; used 1910s of a quality that appeals to sentiment or emotion in newspapers, advertising, etc..
- 1. Bob died of a heart attack, brought on by his lifestyle.
- 2. Shirley's brother is now a consultant heart surgeon in Sweden.
- 3. Her husband had never before had any heart trouble.
- 4. Did she usurp his place in his mother's heart?
- 5. He appealed to his countrymen not to lose heart.
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