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  • n. A person with no friends of the opposite sex looking for a spouse or companion

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Examples

  • Cragen (Dann Florek) out of the precinct, but in this week's episode (10/9c, NBC), he goes undercover as a lonely-heart to nail a killer involved in a Russian Mafia mail-order-bride scheme. ...

    Critic's Guide to Wednesday's TV: CMAs vs. X Factor and a Ripper Anniversary

  • Then, whoopsies, she meets one: Nick (Josh Duhamel), an affable, accident-prone lonely-heart who twinkles in his natural state.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Scientifically engineered for maximum shriek-and-squeal value among Efron's legion of distaff tween fans (and no small number of lonely-heart cougars and gay men), the movie opens on His Zacness 'sweaty, shirtless torso glistening under the lights of a high school gymnasium, as his character, 17-year-old basketball phenom Mike O'Donnell, practices his jump shot before a big game.

    LA Weekly | Complete Issue

  • This isn’t one of those white Elmira lonely-heart losers the inmates lined up for room and board when they got out.

    Zebratown

  • What d'you think this place is -- a lonely-heart home for badgers? "

    Every living thing

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