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siren song

noun

Simple Definition of siren song

  • : something that is very appealing and makes you want to go somewhere or do something but that may have bad results

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of siren song

  1. :  an alluring utterance or appeal; especially :  one that is seductive or deceptive

Examples of siren song in a sentence

  1. <the opportunity for fame and fortune is the siren song that has long lured the ambitious to the big city>



1568

First Known Use of siren song

1568


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