a man after (one's) own heart(redirected from a man after his own heart)
a man after (one's) own heart
A man admired by another because of perceived similarities. I knew he was a man after my own heart when I heard he rescued that puppy.
man after my own heart
Fig. a man with similar tastes and preferences to mine. You like creamed chip-beef on toast? There's a man after my own heart.