lonely-hearts

[ lohn-lee-hahrts ]
/ ˈloʊn liˌhɑrts /

adjective

of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives: a lonely-hearts column in the newspaper.

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Origin of lonely-hearts

First recorded in 1930–35
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