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.

Nearby words

  1. lone star state,
  2. lone wolf,
  3. loneliness,
  4. lonely,
  5. lonely hearts,
  6. loner,
  7. lonesome,
  8. lonesomely,
  9. long,
  10. long abductor muscle of thumb

Origin of lonely-hearts

First recorded in 1930–35

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