Definition of throb throb in English:

throb throb

Pronunciation /ˈθrɒbθrɒb/

exclamation

  • Representing a repeated throbbing sound or sensation.

noun

  • A throbbing sound or sensation.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Samuel Richardson (bap. 1689, d. 1761), printer and author. Imitative of a repeated throbbing or pulsing sound.