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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Seductive; alluring: a come-hither look.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. seductive or alluring
  • n. A persuasive attitude; a binding spell

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A persuasive call to a child or an animal. Compare comether.
  • n. A call to a horse to come toward one: usually to the left side, where the carter walks when driving with out reins.

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  • That's a good one to have when taking public transit.

    January 23, 2008

  • As opposed to the go-thither look my face seems to display all the time.

    January 23, 2008

  • (n): a tempting often sexual invitation

    January 21, 2008