bleeding heart

Primary Meanings of bleeding heart

1.
n
garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers
2.
n
someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged
Full Definitions of bleeding heart
1

n garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers

Synonyms:
Dicentra spectabilis, lyre-flower, lyreflower
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
2

n someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged

Type of:
sympathiser, sympathizer, well-wisher
someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful

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