a man after (one's) own heart

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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.
See also: after, heart, man, own

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.
See also: after, heart, man, own

a man, woman, etc. after your own ˈheart

a person you particularly like because they have the same interests, opinions, etc. as you: You love football too? Then you’re a man after my own heart!
See also: after, heart, own