siren song

siren song


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

Full Definition of SIREN SONG

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

Examples of SIREN SONG

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

First Known Use of SIREN SONG



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