verb (used without object), throbbed, throb·bing.
Origin of throb
Examples from the Web for throb
Contemporary Examples of throb
No, it is not Ebola, though the throb of coverage would have it seem so.Midwest's 'Mystery Virus' Is Scary but Not Deadly
September 8, 2014
Historical Examples of throb
There you can see the very veins and the throb of the blood.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
The throb of these sounds was as a background to the evening--fierce, passionate, barbaric.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
Every throb of his heart, almost every evolution of his brain, found an echo in me.
He wished to open his spirit to the feeling and throb of the living world.Cleo The Magnificent
Little by little his pulses quieted, his temples ceased to throb.The Genius
Margaret Horton Potter
verb throbs, throbbing or throbbed (intr)
Word Origin for throb
mid-14c., of uncertain origin, perhaps meant to represent in sound the pulsation of arteries and veins or the heart. Related: Throbbed; throbbing. The noun is first attested 1570s.