siren song


siren song

noun

: 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

1568

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sires
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Sirenoidei
All Words Near: siren song

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up siren song? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More