Come-on meaning

kŭmŏn, -ôn
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A sexual or romantic approach or proposal.
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The phrase come on is when someone encourages you to do something to which you have said no.

An example of come on is what a persistent friend says to someone who already said no to playing outside.

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Something offered to allure or attract; an inducement, especially to buy.
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The definition of come on means a sexual advance.

An example of a come on is a man at a bar asking a woman about her astrological sign.

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An inviting look or gesture.
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Something offered as an inducement.
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A swindler, esp. a shill.
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Something intended to attract, as in an advertisement.

The free offers are just come ons to get you in the store so the sales staff can work on you.

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A statement or sometimes action reflecting sexual or relational interest.

I thought he'd asked me to lunch to discuss business; I wasn't expecting a come on.

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