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- n. Agent noun of tug; one who tugs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who tugs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who tugs, or pulls with effort.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who pulls or tugs or drags in an effort to move something
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She does tackle the granddaddy of them all, Day's breakthrough hit and World War II heart-tugger "Sentimental Journey."
LENESHE YOUNG (YES) -- Her audition was preceded by the story of Leneshe's struggle with poverty, the sort of heart-tugger that makes me resist mightily.
His latest heart-tugger is titled The Last Song, and it was supposedly written with teen sensation Miley Cyrus in mind.
Wow, Ken, every post of yours here is a heartstring-tugger.
This sounds like it has great potential and could be a bit of a heart tugger as well as providing some humorous moments.
The action begins with an attention-grabber that's also a heart-tugger.
There's a sunny innocence about the director; single at 36, he's developed a fully formed philosophy of love, which runs through all his movies from the hit gender-bending comedy "He's a Woman, She's a Man" to the widely acclaimed heart-tugger "Comrades: Almost a Love Story."
But then again, John Q. himself might be a tugger.
While waiting for my husband to grow disenchanted with his project, I did a little independent tugger research of my own.
Bauby's condition is a natural heartstring-tugger, so the pensive voiceover ensures that the film never descends into mere emotional schlock, instead carefully considering the repercussions of such physical limitations for perception, identity, the concept of life, and the human mind.