Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The deepest feelings or affections: a tug at the heartstrings.
  • n. One of the nerves or tendons formerly believed to brace and sustain the heart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Singular form of heartstrings.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nerve or tendon, supposed to brace and sustain the heart.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.