come-hither

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

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. come upon,
  2. come what may,
  3. come with the territory,
  4. come-all-ye,
  5. come-at-able,
  6. come-on,
  7. come-outer,
  8. comeback,
  9. comecon,
  10. comedial

Origin of come-hither

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

Related formscome-hith·er·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for come-hither

come-hither

adjective

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