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lonely-hearts

[lohn-lee-hahrts] /ˈloʊn liˌhɑrts/
adjective
1.
of or for people seeking counseling or companionship to bring love or romance into their lives:
a lonely-hearts column in the newspaper.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for lonely hearts

lonely hearts

adjective
1.
(often capitals) of or for people who wish to meet a congenial companion or marriage partner: a lonely hearts advertisement
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