- pounding or beating strongly or violently
"a throbbing pain"
"the throbbing engine of the boat"
- a sound with a strong rhythmic beat
"the throbbing of the engines"
- I have a throbbing pain here.
- Her heart was throbbing with excitement.
- I feel listless and have a throbbing headache.
- My head is throbbing because of all the vodka I had last night.
- My finger is throbbing because I accidentally shut the car door on it.