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heart·throb

 (härt′thrŏb′)
n.
1. A pulsation of the heart; a heartbeat.
2. A sweetheart.
3. A person who is the object of popular romantic infatuation or desire. Usually used of men.
4.
a. Sentimental or tender emotion.
b. Infatuation.

heart•throb

(ˈhɑrtˌθrɒb)

n.
1. a rapid beat or pulsation of the heart.
2. a passionate or sentimental emotion.
3. a person who inspires such emotion; sweetheart.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heartthrob - an object of infatuationheartthrob - an object of infatuation    
matinee idol, idol - someone who is adored blindly and excessively
Translations

heartthrob

[ˈhɑːtθrɒb] N he's the heartthrob of the teenagerses el ídolo de las quinceañeras
Bogart was my mother's heartthrobmi madre idolatraba a Bogart
we met her latest heartthrobconocimos a su amiguito del momento
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