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heart-throb

n
1. an object of infatuation
2. (Physiology) a heart beat
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heart-throb

noun idol, star, hero, pin-up, dreamboat (informal) Her ideal co-star would be heart-throb Mel Gibson.
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heart-throb

[ˈhɑːtˌθrɒb] n a teenage heart-throbun idolo delle ragazzine
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Lovers, day by, day--hour by hour, if so often moved to do it,--might send their heart-throbs from Maine to Florida, with some such words as these `I love you forever
And all the time their salvation was lying round them--the past sanctifying the present; the present, with wild heart-throb, declaring that there would after all be a future, with laughter and the voices of children.
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The heart-throbs, who are both 52, enjoyed a string of No1 hits in the mid-80s, including Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go, Freedom and I'm Your Man.
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TEEN heart-throbs McFly played to thousands of screaming fans at Liverpool's ECHO arena.
And she looked just as chic as the French icon in her 50s heyday, when she was wooed by some of Hollywood's leading heart-throbs.
He really is in a class of his own, putting most of today's Hollywood heart-throbs in the shade.
Top actors also first trod the boards in the competitions, including heart-throbs Ioan Gruffudd and Matthew Rhys, Footballers Wives actress and West End singer Tara Bethan, entertainer Stifyn Parri and leading harpist Catrin Finch
Pop heart-throbs McFly return to the Metro Radio Arena next year as part of their Arena tour.