lonely hearts
adjective Date: 1949 of or relating to lonely persons who are seeking companions or spouses

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  • lonely hearts — noun plural people who are looking for a romantic relationship: a computer dating service for lonely hearts the lonely hearts column in the newspaper …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lonely hearts — n lonely hearts club/column/ad BrE a club or an advertisement page of a newspaper that is used by people who want to meet someone that they can have a romantic relationship with …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lonely-hearts — [lōn′lēhärts΄] adj. of or having to do with single persons who are looking for companionship [a lonely hearts column] …   English World dictionary

  • lonely hearts — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ people looking for a lover or friend through the personal columns of a newspaper …   English terms dictionary

  • lonely hearts — adjective : of or relating to lonely people who are seeking companions or spouses lonely hearts club * * * lonely hearts UK US noun [plural] people who are looking for a romantic relationship a computer dating service for lonely hearts the lonely …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lonely Hearts — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Lonely Hearts Killers Originaltitel: Lonely Hearts Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2006 Länge: 108 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lonely Hearts — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cinéma LonelyHearts est le titre original du film américain Cœurs brisés réalisé par Vincent J. Donehue en 1958. Lonely Hearts est un film australien… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lonely hearts — ADJ: ADJ n A lonely hearts section in a newspaper or a lonely hearts club is used by people who are trying to find a lover or friend …   English dictionary

  • lonely hearts — UK / US noun [plural] people who are looking for a romantic relationship a computer dating service for lonely hearts the lonely hearts column in the newspaper …   English dictionary

  • lonely-hearts — /lohn lee hahrts /, adj. of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives: a lonely hearts column in the newspaper. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • lonely hearts — noun lonely hearts club/page/column a club or an advertisement page of a newspaper that is used by people who want to meet a friend or a lover …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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