[kuhm-hith-er, kuh-mith-]


inviting or enticing, especially in a sexually provocative manner; beckoning: a come-hither look.

Origin of come-hither

First recorded in 1895–1900; adj., noun use of imperative phrase come hither
Related formscome-hith·er·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for come-hither

Contemporary Examples of come-hither

Historical Examples of come-hither

  • But she wore a minimum of come-hither in both her cosmetic and personality makeup.

    Mate in Two Moves

    Winston Marks

  • O-liver had in mind a red-haired woman, raw-boned, with come-hither eyes.

    The Gay Cockade

    Temple Bailey

British Dictionary definitions for come-hither



(usually prenominal) informal alluring; seductivea come-hither look
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