This page is about the dysphemism bleeding-heart
Meaning: socially-engaged, or wanting to help people or animals
- Bleeding-heart animal lovers never think about the enjoyment we get from hunting wild animals.
- If we elect bleeding-heart liberals, they'll give all our hard-earned tax dollars to losers and poor people!
Mostly used by conservative people to make socially-engaged people with progressive views seem weak and sentimental. It's often seen in collocations like "bleeding-heart liberal", "bleeding-heart greenie" and "bleeding-heart socialist".
Who would most likely be described as "bleeding-heart"?
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Contributor: Matt Errey