Definitions

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  • adj. throbbing

Etymologies

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throb +‎ -y

Examples

  • As the winter sun began to set, thousands of young fans swayed rhythmically to Shakira's World Cup anthem "Waka Waka," a throbby dance number we were warned would linger in our ears much longer than the vuvuzelas.

    A Thrilling Event, If Not Final Game

  • It's easy for a gal's brain to get a bit scrambled at the mere thought of Scottish heart-throbby actor, Gerard Butler.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • They still hurt though ... they're still quite purple and throbby.

    weeme Diary Entry

  • But it wasn't really so heart-throbby as I had expected.

    Parnassus On Wheels

  • You know -- lights dimmed, throbby music from the bull fiddle and kettle drums, and the ushers seatin 'nobody durin' the act.

    Torchy As A Pa

  • It's some giddy push I gets into after I've put up my dollar for a ballroom ticket and crowded in where a twenty-piece orchestra was busy with the toe-throbby stuff.

    Shorty McCabe on the Job

  • Jack Bauer, the heart-throbby, knows-no-rules lead character in "24," will no longer appear on TV.

    The Hollywood Liberal

  • We dance our way to a roof party at the White Palms, which has a very throbby deejay.

    Adrants

  • I'm nervous, but I'm ready to trade in this dull, throbby ache for a whole new kind of pain and floaty drugs.

    Where am I going...and why am I in this handbasket?

  • It started off innocently enough -- an episode here and there filled with questions to my wife about why Lorelai didn't get along with her parents, or random musings on why boring throbby Dean should get dumped by Rory in favor of bad-boy literature buff Jess.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

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