heart-to-heart

[hahrt-tuh-hahrt]

adjective

frank; sincere: We had a heart-to-heart talk about his poor attendance.

noun

Informal. a frank talk, especially between two persons.

Nearby words

  1. heart-healthy,
  2. heart-lung machine,
  3. heart-rending,
  4. heart-searching,
  5. heart-throb,
  6. heart-warming,
  7. heart-water,
  8. heart-whole,
  9. heart-wrenching,
  10. heartache

Origin of heart-to-heart

First recorded in 1865–70

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British Dictionary definitions for heart-to-heart

heart-to-heart

adjective

(esp of a conversation or discussion) concerned with personal problems or intimate feelings

noun

an intimate conversation or discussion
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