from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several species of bird in the genus Gallicolumba of the pigeon family, native to the Philippines, characterised by a red patch on the plumage of the breast.
- n. A person considered to be over-sympathetic to the supposed plight of the underprivileged or exploited.
- adj. Considered to be over-sympathetic to the supposed plight of the underprivileged or exploited.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In England, a name of the wall-flower, Cheiranthus Cheiri.
- n. A common name of some species of Dicentra, especially D. spectabilis from China, from the shape of the flowers.
- n. A name sometimes applied to cultivated forms of Colocasia with colored leaves.
- n. Same as coral-creeper.
Affluent bleeding-heart types are almost sure to get the system; cold misanthropes are certain not to.
This is a man who was a bleeding-heart liberal FDR Democrat who always stood up for the underdog.
Billed as "Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's the Trial of Hamlet," the production featured real-life celebrity lawyers including the deputy district attorney who's prosecuting Lindsay Lohan for shoplifting and, as a bleeding-heart juror, Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt.
I get the distinct feeling that the LCS membership is likewise confused as to what these folks running their social club cum bleeding-heart community dispenser of straws to elephants is up to.
ADAM: Broadway actor Bill Heck will guest-star as a young, bleeding-heart legal-aide attorney who falls for Christine Baranski's Diane.
I still came out liberal, but with a liberalism based more on cheerful goodwill than on bleeding-heart sentiment.
What happens when the first bleeding-heart decides their confessions were coerced and lets them go, here, in America?
He was the ultimate bleeding-heart liberal. griftdrift |
This Obama did not argue for health care based on what the Republicans call bleeding-heart Liberalism, of everyone having a right to care, but in terms of cost containment.
"This is not some bleeding-heart thing," Madigan said.