noun[usually as modifier]
A person looking for a lover or friend by advertising in a newspaper: a lonely hearts column
More example sentences
- He has tried lonely hearts columns in local newspapers a few times.
- Linda Harris relates how, after the numbness of widowhood wore off, she found love again through the lonely hearts column of her local newspaper.
- Did you meet someone through our lonely hearts columns or has your business gone from strength to strength through advertising with us?
Definition of lonely heart in:
- The British & World English dictionary