from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Seductive; alluring.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective seductive or alluring
  • noun Ireland A persuasive attitude; a binding spell


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • (n): a tempting often sexual invitation

    January 21, 2008

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

    January 23, 2008

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

    January 23, 2008