[ kuhm-hith-er, kuh-mith- ]
/ ˌkʌmˈhɪð ər, kəˈmɪð- /


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


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Origin of come-hither

First recorded in 1895–1900; adj., noun use of imperative phrase come hither

OTHER WORDS FROM come-hither

come-hith·er·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for come-hither



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