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heartthrob

[hahrt-throb]
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noun
  1. a rapid beat or pulsation of the heart.
  2. a passionate or sentimental emotion.
  3. sweetheart.
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Origin of heartthrob

First recorded in 1840–50; heart + throb
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Related Words for heartthrob

sweetheart, honey, flame, infatuation, beauty

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