come-on
noun Date: 1902 1. something (as an advertising promotion) intended to entice or allure 2. a usually sexual advance

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  • Come On — may refer to: Come On (How I Met Your Mother), an episode of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother Come On (game), a video game for the Vii A sexual advance or flirtatious remark A catch phrase frequently used by the character Gob Bluth in the TV… …   Wikipedia

  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come on — {v.} 1. To begin; appear. * /Rain came on toward morning./ * /He felt a cold coming on./ 2. To grow or do well; thrive. * /The wheat was coming on./ * /His business came on splendidly./ 3. or[come upon]. To meet accidentally; encounter; find. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Come On — «Come On» Sencillo de Chuck Berry Lado A Come On Lado B Go Go Go Publicación Octubre de 1961 Formato 7 …   Wikipedia Español

  • come on — vi: to be brought forward (as a case in court) the first prize case of the war... came on for trial W. G. Young Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Come On — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Come On est une chanson de Barry White. Come On est une chanson de The Verve. Come On est une chanson de Chuck Berry. Come On est une chanson de The New… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • come on — 1. noun a) Something intended to attract, as in an advertisement. The free offers are just come ons to get you in the store so the sales staff can work on you. b) A statement or sometimes action reflecting sexual or relational interest. I thought …   Wiktionary

  • Come on — 1. exclamation of encouragement, especially used when barracking: Come on, you great pack of sissies! ; 2. exclamation of disbelief: Come on, surely you don t expect me to believe that! ; 3. attempt at seduction; 4. something which is sexually… …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • come on — Australian Slang 1. exclamation of encouragement, especially used when barracking: Come on, you great pack of sissies! ; 2. exclamation of disbelief: Come on, surely you don t expect me to believe that! ; 3. attempt at seduction; 4. something… …   English dialects glossary

  • come on — phr verb Come on is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑heat, ↑heating, ↑light, ↑song Come on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑duty, ↑market, ↑recommendation, ↑scene, ↑shift …   Collocations dictionary

  • come on — intransitive verb Date: 15th century 1. a. to advance by degrees < darkness came on > b. to begin by degrees < rain came on toward noon > 2. a. please used in cajoling or pleading b. used …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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