- noun1. an instance of rapid strong pulsation (of the heart) (Freq. 1)-
he felt a throbbing in his head2. a sound with a strong rhythmic beat-
the throbbing of the engines• Hypernyms: ↑soundadjectivepounding or beating strongly or violently (Freq. 1)-
a throbbing pain-
the throbbing engine of the boat
Useful english dictionary. 2012.