come-hither

noun, often attributive
come-hith·​er | \ (ˌ)kəm-ˈhi-t͟hər How to pronounce come-hither (audio) , (ˌ)kə-ˈmi- \

Definition of come-hither

: a tempting often sexual invitation that come-hither look in your eyes

First Known Use of come-hither

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Come-hither.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come-hither. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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