come-hither look

come-hither look
[kam”hida*- luk] n. an alluring or seductive look or glance, usually done by a woman.
She blinked her bedroom eyes and gave him a come-hither look.
She had mastered the come-hither look, but was not ready for the next part.

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  • come hither look — Synonyms and related words: amorous looks, bedroom eyes, coquetry, coquettish glances, coquettishness, coyness, dalliance, evil eye, flirtation, flirtatiousness, gape, gaze, glad eye, glare, glower, glowering look, goggle, goo goo eyes, malocchio …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 — noun Usage: often attributive Date: 1925 a tempting often sexual invitation < that come hither look in your eyes > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • hither — meaning ‘to or toward this place’, is an ancient word that existed in Old English. In current English it is restricted, except for formal or archaic uses, to a number of fixed phrases: hither and thither or hither and yon (= in various… …   Modern English usage

  • look — v 1. see, visualize, behold, notice, take in; bend the eye, cock the eye, fix the eye, fix one s gaze, focus, rivet one s eyes; regard, study, inspect, take stock of; examine, contemplate, pore over, Rare. perlustrate; review, check out, overlook …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • come-hith·er — /kəmˈhıðɚ/ adj, always used before a noun : attracting someone especially in a sexual way She gave him a come hither look …   Useful english dictionary

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