Definition of lonely heart in English:

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lonely heart


[usually as modifier]
A person looking for a partner or lover by advertising in a newspaper or online: we met through the lonely hearts ads lonely hearts looking for soulmates
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  • 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?
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