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come-on

(kŭm′ŏn′, -ôn′)
n.
1. Something offered to allure or attract; an inducement, especially to buy.
2. Slang A sexual or romantic approach or proposal.

come′-on`



n.
an inducement or lure, esp. one intended to attract customers.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.come-on - anything that serves as an enticementcome-on - anything that serves as an enticement
enticement, temptation - something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
2.come-on - qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of rewardcome-on - qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
attractiveness, attraction - the quality of arousing interest; being attractive or something that attracts; "her personality held a strange attraction for him"

come-on

noun
Something that attracts, especially with the promise of pleasure or reward:
Translations

come-on

[ˈkʌmˌɒn] N
1. (= enticement) → insinuación f, invitación f
to give sb the come-oninsinuársele a algn
2. (Comm) → truco m, señuelo m

come-on

n (inf: = lure, enticement) → Köder m (fig); to give somebody the come-on (woman)jdn anmachen (inf)
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