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swoon over (someone or something)

To be overwhelmed or overcome by a rapturous feeling caused by someone or something. We stood there swooning over the dreamy actor like we were schoolgirls again. Fans across the country have been swooning over the band's announcement.
See also: over, swoon
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

swoon over someone or something

to seem to faint or pass out about someone or something. The kids swooned over the rock star like the kids of thirty years ago. Evangeline swooned over the frightful news.
See also: over, swoon
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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