pickup line

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pickup line

US
:a prepared remarkused by a person to start a conversation with a stranger they are interested in having a romantic relationship with
  • He tried using one of his clever pickup lines on her, but it didn't work.

Word by Word Definitions

pickup play
  1. : one that is picked up: such as

  2. : a hitchhiker who is given a ride

  3. : a temporary chance acquaintance

  1. : utilizing or comprising local or available personnel especially without formal organization

  1. : to take hold of and lift up

  2. : to gather together : collect

  3. : to clean up : tidy

line play
  1. : a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

  2. : a comparatively strong slender cord

  3. : clothesline

  1. : to mark or cover with a line or lines

  2. : to depict with lines : draw

  3. : to place or form a line along

  1. : to cover the inner surface of

  2. : to put something in the inside of : fill

  3. : to serve as the lining of


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