Throb meaning

thrŏb
Throb means to vibrate, pulsate or beat quickly.

An example of throb is for a wound to pound with pain.

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To beat rapidly or violently, as the heart; pound.
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To vibrate, pulsate, or sound with a steady pronounced rhythm.

Boat engines throbbing.

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Throb is defined as a rapid beat, pulsating or vibrating.

An example of a throb is a pounding of the heart.

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To feel or be subjected to a pulsating pain.

My toe was throbbing after I stubbed it.

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A beating, pulsating, or vibration.
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To beat, pulsate, vibrate, etc.
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To beat strongly or fast; palpitate, as the heart under exertion.
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To feel or express emotion; quiver with excitement.
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The act of throbbing.
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A beat or pulsation, esp. a strong one of the heart.
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(intransitive) To pound or beat rapidly or violently.
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(intransitive) To vibrate or pulsate with a steady rhythm.
  • (intransitive, of a body part) To pulse (often painfully) in time with the circulation of blood.
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Origin of throb

  • Middle English throbben of imitative origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Appears 14th century; possibly of imitative origin.

    From Wiktionary