bleeding heart liberal

презр. «либерал с кровоточащим сердцем» (о том, кто пытается помочь другим, особ. в политических или социальных планах, но сам при этом является человеком непрактичным и иногда ведёт себя высокомерно по отношению к тем, кому он якобы хочет помочь)

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • bleeding heart — also .bleeding heart liberal n informal someone who feels sympathy for poor people or criminals, in a way that you think is not practical or helpful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bleeding heart — noun 1. garden plant having deep pink drooping heart shaped flowers • Syn: ↑lyreflower, ↑lyre flower, ↑Dicentra spectabilis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bleeding-heart — adj, always used before a noun disapproving : feeling too much sympathy for people in society who you think do not deserve sympathy or help The conservative press calls him a bleeding heart liberal …   Useful english dictionary

  • bleeding heart — ► NOUN 1) informal, derogatory a person considered to be excessively soft hearted or liberal. 2) a plant with red heart shaped flowers …   English terms dictionary

  • bleeding heart — n. 1. any of several dicentras, esp. a common garden perennial (Dicentra spectabilis) with racemes of drooping, deep pink, heart shaped flowers 2. a person regarded as too sentimental or too liberal in dealing with social problems …   English World dictionary

  • bleeding-heart — adj. Bleeding heart is used with these nouns: ↑liberal …   Collocations dictionary

  • bleeding heart — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. one who is given to excessive sympathy and may be over eager to help. The bleeding hearts in Washington wanted to start a new welfare program. SYN.: sentimental fool, liberal, *softy, sympathizer,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bleeding heart — noun 1》 informal, derogatory a person considered to be excessively soft hearted or liberal. 2》 a cultivated plant with red or partly red heart shaped flowers. [Dicentra cucullaria and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • liberal — I adj. liberal in; with II n. a bleeding heart; knee jerk; staunch liberal * * * [ lɪb(ə)rəl] staunch with a bleeding heart: knee jerk liberal in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • liberal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. progressive, leftist; tolerant, permissive; bountiful, generous. See left, leniency, liberality.Ant., conservative. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Openhanded] Syn. unselfish, bountiful, benevolent; see… …   English dictionary for students

  • liberal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ leading ▪ bourgeois, middle class ▪ classical, old fashioned, traditional ▪ radical …   Collocations dictionary

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