Definitions

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  • adjective 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.

    "Dear, Gerard." Er, I mean, "Dear, Frankie."

  • 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

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

    Parnassus On Wheels

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Hollywood Liberal

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

    The Hollywood Liberal

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