come-hither


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come-hith·er

(kŭm-hĭth′ər)
adj.
Seductive; alluring: a come-hither look.
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come-hither

adj
(usually prenominal) informal alluring; seductive: a come-hither look.
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come`-hith′er



adj.
sexually provocative: a come-hither look.
[1895]
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come-hither

[ˈkʌmˈhɪðəʳ] ADJ [look] → insinuante, provocativo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

come-hither

adj (inf) she gave him a come-hither looksie warf ihm einladende or aufmunternde Blicke zu
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

come-hither

[ˌkʌmˈhɪðəʳ] adj (fam) a come-hither lookuno sguardo invitante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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