from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pulsation of the heart; a heartbeat.
- n. Sentimental or tender emotion.
- n. Infatuation.
- n. A sweetheart.
- n. The object of one's infatuation.
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- n. A heartbeat
- n. The object of one’s desires or infatuation; a sweetheart
- n. A usually handsome celebrity or famous person
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an object of infatuation
The teen heartthrob is rumored to be concerned about how his three siblings — Daniel, 15, Melissa, 13, and Amber, 10, — are handling the split and is pondering taking a break from recording to focus on helping his family heal.
The British heartthrob is an accomplihed composer, pianist and guitarist and wrote two songs for the original soundtrack, top the U.S. album charts upon its release last year.
Jonah Hill (of Superbad and Knocked Up fame) has been tapped by Sony to write and produce a film adaptation of the “classic” Fox TV show which put Johnny Depp in heartthrob territory.
My newest heartthrob is Richard Wolffe, a Newsweek columnist and commentator on Countdown with Keith Olbermann (who I could crush on a little too).
Nik Cohn, in his fantastic late-60s rock eulogy Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom, mentions a Stan Freberg satire on pop music of the 1950s: a young heartthrob is ushered into a recording studio and just sings the words "highschool highschool highschool" over and over again.
For a while after that he lost his desire to act and it was Kenneth Branagh who lured him back by persuading him to take a minor role in his Henry V. As an adult he appeared in the musicals Newsies and Swing Kids and found himself labelled a heartthrob through his appearance in Little Women.
CHERYL BURKE with Latin heartthrob CHRISTIAN DE LA FUENTE.
The ’80s-era heartthrob is “hopeful that he and Susie can work to resolve this quickly and amicably, and he is fully committed to doing what is best for the welfare of their son,” the rep’s statement adds.
Though the heartthrob is a member of the website, his first and last tweet came some eight months ago and Ranbir says that the popularity of the website is a mystery to him.
The Alfie star admits he never wanted to be known as a heartthrob and felt the female attention he attracted was bad for his career.