heartthrob heartthrob  /ˈhɑrtθ ˌrɑb/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an object of infatuation

Usage(s):

  1. Pummeled by his Titanic fame, the painfully self-aware teen heartthrob Leo DiCaprio works hardest at not giving away too much of himself off-screen.
  2. One, Sessue Hayakawa from Japan, was a stalwart heartthrob in the late teens.

News

  1. Ryan Gosling Plastic Surgery: Man Drops $5K To Look Like The Gos [Video]

    How far would you go to look like your idol? Nicholas Ryan, an aspiring actor from New Jersey, dropped $5,000 to look like actor and heartthrob Ryan Gosling. Just two hours of surgery and a couple thousand dollars later, Nicholas looks (he hopes) more like the Drive star. ”I wanted was more definition in my jaw bone, [...] Ryan Gosling Plastic Surgery: Man Drops $5K To Look Like The Gos [Video ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Justin Bieber To Appear On The Wanted's New Album

    The Wanted will be supercharging their teen heartthrob status with an appearance by Justin Bieber on their upcoming album, due out later this year
    on June 13, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

  3. Movie to be filmed in Ky. stars 'Twilight's' Stewart

    “Twilight” heartthrob Booboo Stewart will star in “Hope Bridge,” an independent feature film to be... - 1:36 am
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "I'm aware of my lack of stamina, particularly working with a young cast on Remember Me with Robert Pattinson, the latest heartthrob. Things do rattle and shake at times, but that's the challenge of life anyway," he said.
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Pierce Brosnan Source: The Press Association

  2. "I'm most looking forward to sharing the stage with Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese," Gervais said. "Who'd have thought it. The biggest heartthrob, greatest actor and best director in the world ...... and those three,...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Ricky Gervais Source: People Magazine

  3. "A movie heartthrob, a novelist, a playwright or a filmmaker, he has done it all, leaving an original, masterful mark on each of these crafts," Spanish novelist Antonio Munoz Molina wrote of Fernan Gomez in a tribute in 2005.
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Antonio Munoz Molina Source: Hindu

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