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purple heart

Translation of purple heart in Spanish:

noun

  • 1
    also: Purple Heart
    (in US)
    (condecoración con la que se distingue a los heridos de guerra)
  • 2 (drug) (British) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • Back at my old grammar school I learned from an old classmate that purple hearts - an illegal tablet popular in the Sixties - were on sale from pushers for half a crown in the senior common room.
    • The prospects of the Mods of Britain, darting off on their Italian scooters to seaside towns to rumble on bank holidays, hardly seems likely without little pills they affectionately called Purple Hearts.
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