noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1925 a tempting often sexual invitation <
that come-hither look in your eyes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • come-hither — come hitherness, n. /kum hidh euhr, keuh midh /, adj. inviting or enticing, esp. in a sexually provocative manner; beckoning: a come hither look. [1895 1900; adj., n. use of impv. phrase come hither] * * * …   Universalium

  • come-hither — [kum′hith′ər] adj. Informal flirtatious or sexually inviting [a come hither look] …   English World dictionary

  • come-hither — come hith′er adj. sexually provocative: a come hither look[/ex] • Etymology: 1895 …   From formal English to slang

  • come-hither — adjective only before noun OLD FASHIONED intended to attract someone sexually …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • come-hither — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ flirtatious or coquettish …   English terms dictionary

  • come-hither — (ˌ)kəmˈhithə(r), (ˌ)kəˈmi noun ( s) Etymology: from come hither!, a call to animals 1. : an enticing invitation 2. chiefly Irish : winning talk or ways : persuasion, begu …   Useful english dictionary

  • come-hither — 1. adjective seductive or alluring The sort of woman with crimson hair and rainbow petticoats, come hither eyes and a throaty laugh. 2. noun A persuasive attitude; a binding …   Wiktionary

  • come-hither — adjective informal flirtatious or coquettish: a come hither look …   English new terms dictionary

  • come-hither — adjective old fashioned come hither look/eyes a way of looking at someone that shows you think they are sexually attractive …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • come-hither — come hith·er …   English syllables

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