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come-hither

[kuhm-hith -er, kuh-mith -] /ˌkʌmˈhɪð ər, kəˈmɪð-/
adjective
1.
inviting or enticing, especially in a sexually provocative manner; beckoning:
a come-hither look.
Origin of come-hither
1895-1900
1895-1900; adj., noun use of imperative phrase come hither
Related forms
come-hitherness, noun
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  • O-liver had in mind a red-haired woman, raw-boned, with come-hither eyes.

    The Gay Cockade Temple Bailey
  • But she wore a minimum of come-hither in both her cosmetic and personality makeup.

    Mate in Two Moves Winston Marks
British Dictionary definitions for come-hither

come-hither

adjective
1.
(usually prenominal) (informal) alluring; seductive: a come-hither look
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