Definition of heartthrob (noun)
- 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."
- 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