heartbreaker heartbreaker

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a charming person who is irresponsible in emotional relationships
  2. (n) a narrow defeat or a defeat at the last minute

Usage(s):

  1. The Beavers--nature's engineers--had just dropped another heartbreaker, an overtime defeat to the University of La Verne, 80-74.
  2. Fire and ice from Pat Benatar, heartbreaker It is a transformation scene in the best Hollywood tradition.
  3. Their songs probe the hearts of a paper pusher stuck in traffic, a heartbreaker who works at Liberty Travel and a hungover salesman cramming for a presentation.

News

  1. RUNNING ON EMPTY: Masco misses chances, falls to Hingham in state semifinals

    BROCKTON -- Equal parts heartbreaker and headscratcher, Masco's 2-1 loss to Hingham in the Division 2 baseball semifinals last night came down to mixed signals and missed opportunities by the Chieftains. Masco (19-6) twice failed to get the suicide s
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Salem News

  2. Vallejo Admirals lose in 10th inning to San Rafael Pacifics

    The Vallejo Admirals lost a Pacific Association heartbreaker to the San Rafael Pacifics 8-5 in 10 innings on a Price Kendall three-run home run.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Vallejo Times-Herald

  3. Justin Bieber Tells Fans His New Single 'Heartbreaker' Is 'On the Internet Somewhere'

    Twitter pictures: Justin Bieber (Bauer Griffin) more pics » Justin Bieber got his adoring fanbase all pumped up with the announcement of a new single, "Heartbreaker," just a few days ago — and now he claims it's already out. On Tuesday evening, Justin posted a shot of the single's cover art to Instagram with the caption, "Heartbreaker is on the Internet somewhere find it" (he's not good with ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. "Last night we lost a heartbreaker. We won tonight. Now everyone's looking forward to getting back to the Bay Area and recovering," Oakland manager Bob Geren said.
    on Mar 26, 2006 By: Bob Geren Source: 940 News

  2. "It would have been nice to have a blowout but hey, those games are sweet when you win," Warner said. "Man, it's fun. It's fun to pull these out. It would have been a heartbreaker to have lost it."
    on Nov 10, 2008 By: Kurt Warner Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "I was obviously relieved when he missed that shot," said Pau Gasol, who helped the Lakers' cause with seven of his 24 points in overtime. "It could have been a heartbreaker and right now we could be in a totally different situation."
    on Jun 7, 2009 By: Pau Gasol Source: USA Today

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