come-on

[kuhm-on, -awn]
noun Slang.
inducement; lure.

Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase come on

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come-on

noun
1. anything that serves as an enticement [syn: bait
2. qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward [syn: lure
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Example sentences
Nudity is fine-but not as a come-on for commercial or political purposes.
Another museum intended the dinosaur robots as a come-on to guide visitors to the permanent exhibits.
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