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come-on

[kuhm-on, -awn] /ˈkʌmˌɒn, -ˌɔn/
noun, Slang.
1.
inducement; lure.
Origin of come-on
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase come on
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Slang definitions & phrases for come-on

come-on

modifier

: football bowls baited with $100,000 or so of come-on money

noun

Anything designed to attract or seduce; an enticement: I gave her a big grin, but she knew it was a come-on (1902+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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