Definitions for heartthrobˈhɑrtˌθrɒb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a rapid beat or pulsation of the heart.

    Category: Physiology

  2. a passionate or sentimental emotion.

  3. a person who inspires such emotion; sweetheart.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heartthrob(noun)

    an object of infatuation


  1. heartthrob(Noun)

    A heartbeat

  2. heartthrob(Noun)

    The object of oneu2019s desires or infatuation; a sweetheart

  3. heartthrob(Noun)

    A usually handsome celebrity or famous person

  4. Origin: From heart + throb


  1. Heartthrob

    "Heartthrob" is the first episode of season three in the television show Angel. Written and directed by David Greenwalt, it was originally broadcast on September 24, 2001 on the WB network. In this episode, Angel's former traveling companion James seeks revenge against Angel for staking his lover.


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