throb: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (throb), [key]
— v., n. throbbed, throb•bing,
- to beat with increased force or rapidity, as the heart under the influence of emotion or excitement; palpitate.
- to feel or exhibit emotion: He throbbed at the happy thought.
- to pulsate; vibrate: The cello throbbed.
- the act of throbbing.
- a violent beat or pulsation, as of the heart.
- any pulsation or vibration: the throb of engines.
- throb (Thesaurus)