after own heart


after own heart
(someone) after (your) own heart someone who is similar to you.

I was delighted by your comments about vocabulary and grammar — you're clearly a man after my own heart.

Usage notes: sometimes used in the form a something after your own heart:

She's a cook after my own heart.


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  • someone after own heart — (someone) after (your) own heart someone who is similar to you. I was delighted by your comments about vocabulary and grammar you re clearly a man after my own heart. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form a something after your own heart: She s …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) man after own heart — a man/woman after (your) own heart if someone is a man or woman after your own heart, you admire them because they do or believe the same things as you. He likes a good curry a man after my own heart …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) woman after own heart — a man/woman after (your) own heart if someone is a man or woman after your own heart, you admire them because they do or believe the same things as you. He likes a good curry a man after my own heart …   New idioms dictionary

  • After one's own heart — Heart Heart (h[aum]rt), n. [OE. harte, herte, heorte, AS. heorte; akin to OS. herta, OFies. hirte, D. hart, OHG. herza, G. herz, Icel. hjarta, Sw. hjerta, Goth. ha[ i]rt[=o], Lith. szirdis, Russ. serdtse, Ir. cridhe, L. cor, Gr. kardi a, kh^r.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • after your own heart — A person after your own heart thinks the same way as you …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • after one's own heart — ► after one s own heart sharing one s tastes. Main Entry: ↑heart …   English terms dictionary

  • After God's Own Heart — Infobox Album | Name = After God s Own Heart Type = Album Artist = Steve Camp Released = 1987 Recorded = 1987 Genre = Christian music, Rock Length = Label = Sparrow Records Producer = Steve Camp, John Rosasco Reviews = Last album = One on One… …   Wikipedia

  • after your own heart — (someone) after (your) own heart someone who is similar to you. I was delighted by your comments about vocabulary and grammar you re clearly a man after my own heart. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form a something after your own heart: She s …   New idioms dictionary

  • after one's own heart — LIKE MINDED, of the same mind, kindred, compatible, congenial, sharing one s tastes, on the same wavelength. → heart * * * after one s own heart Exactly to one s own liking • • • Main Entry: ↑heart * * * of the type that one likes or understands… …   Useful english dictionary

  • after one's own heart — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Well liked because of agreeing with your own feelings, interests, and ideas; to your liking agreeable. Used after man or some similar word. * /He likes baseball and good food; he is a man after my own heart./ * /Thanks for …   Dictionary of American idioms