Definition of bleeding heart noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bleeding heart

BrE BrE//ˌbliːdɪŋ ˈhɑːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbliːdɪŋ ˈhɑːrt//
(disapproving) Kind
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a person who is too kind and sympathetic towards people that other people think do not deserve kindness a bleeding-heart liberal All the bleeding hearts and socialists oppose the changes to the immigration law. See related entries: Kind
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bleeding heart