from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that causes sorrow, grief, or disappointment: "one young and chaste, the other a dissolute heartbreaker of 48; one prim, the other passionate” ( Ellen McGarrahan).
- n. Sports & Games A narrow or last-minute defeat.
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- n. Something that or someone who causes sorrow, grief or extreme disappointment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which breaks hearts.
- n. A curl; a love-lock.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a narrow defeat or a defeat at the last minute
- n. a charming person who is irresponsible in emotional relationships
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Well, all your lovers are on the jury, the heartbreaker is the D.A. Can't you see, now, baby, they wanna see me framed and put away
Lauren--The three older boys had "heartbreaker" shirts.
As much fun as it is in theory to think of oneself as a "heartbreaker", in actual fact, if you are a person with feelings, it mostly is just complicated and sometimes painful to go through multiple relationships.
Although, I have to admit - this woman is quite a "heartbreaker" in every sense of the word.
Also, it's not entirely accurate to call him a "heartbreaker," intentional or not.
The Packers wouldn’t get past the wild-card game, losing what Mrs. Clausen called a heartbreaker in the first round of the playoffs to San Francisco.
He later called her a "heartbreaker" and made her cry by saying she was only on the show for dating someone famous.
"We're making a kind of heartbreaker, a meditative, reflective piece of work, but not indulgent,"
"We're making a kind of heartbreaker, a meditative, reflective piece of work, but not indulgent," Bono says.
"We're making a kind of heartbreaker, a meditative, reflective piece of work, but not indulgent," he tells Rolling Stone magazine.