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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The scent, a fruity-floral blend of Fuji apple, white peach nectar and bergamot, is balanced with white flowers and has base notes of amber, blonde woods and warm sand — designed to capture the come-hither spirit of the 1940s actress.
Maybe it was all the leather you wore, maybe it was the come-hither look in your videos that always seemed to be playing on "Good Rockin 'Tonight."
One recent come-hither campaign played off conspiracy theories about UFO landings in Roswell, N.M., and featured bug-eyed green aliens.
Vacillate between somewhat serious interview and the come-hither persona as needed in order to confuse her judgment and also keep her on the boat.
Just listen to the predatory come-hither that is "Come to Me High", which proves Rumer can be as ripe as she is wistful.
The result tastes more sinful than saintly to me, with its sultry, come-hither personality.
It's sexy, it's sassy, and it gives just the right amount of va-va-voom padding and lift to create that alluring, come-hither cleavage... too bad it's being marketed to my second-grader.
Which is to say that Mr. Ramey's wines, for all their precision and restraint, tend to be more come-hither than their Old World counterparts, his Chardonnays just a little more voluptuous than the average Puligny-Montrachet, his cabs less tannic than the typical Médoc.
With an eye on 2008, Obama had cast his sauciest come-hither look at Reagan Democrats and Republicans of unsteady resolve.
He thumbs through the magazines, through page after page of breasts and spread thighs and come-hither looks, until he chooses one set of breasts and spread thighs, one come-hither look.