heartbreaker

[ hahrt-brey-ker ]
/ ˈhɑrtˌbreɪ kər /

noun

a person, event, or thing causing heartbreak.

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Origin of heartbreaker

1655–65; heartbreak + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for heartbreaker

heartbreaker
/ (ˈhɑːtˌbreɪkə) /

noun

a person or thing that causes intense sadness or disappointment
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