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heartthrob meaning and definition

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Definition of heartthrob (noun)

  1. A person, typically a celebrity, whose physical attractiveness or charming personality arouses feelings of intense romantic affection in others.
    • "The young actor quickly became a heartthrob after his role in the popular movie."
    • "The pop singer was known as a teenage heartthrob in the 90s."
    • "Many heartthrobs of the past are now leading men and women in Hollywood."
  2. A source of exciting emotional feelings or a strong attraction.
    • "Her new book was a heartthrob for the avid readers."
    • "The thrilling roller coaster ride was a real heartthrob."
    • "The breathtaking view of the mountains was a heartthrob for nature lovers."
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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