come-hither

noun

come-hith·​er (ˌ)kəm-ˈhi-t͟hər How to pronounce come-hither (audio)
(ˌ)kə-ˈmi-
often attributive
: a tempting often sexual invitation
that come-hither look in your eyes

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of come-hither was in 1835

Dictionary Entries Near come-hither

Cite this Entry

“Come-hither.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come-hither. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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