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bleeding heart

Definitions of bleeding heart
  1. noun
    garden plant having deep-pink drooping heart-shaped flowers
    synonyms: Dicentra spectabilis, lyre-flower, lyreflower
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    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. noun
    someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged
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    type of:
    sympathiser, sympathizer, well-wisher
    someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
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