chat-up line

chat-up lines
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A chat-up line is a remark that someone makes in order to start a conversation with someone they do not know but find sexually attractive. [BRIT]
(in AM, use line)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • chat-up line — UK US noun [countable] [singular chat up line plural chat up lines] british something that you say to someone in order to start a conversation with them because you want to have a sexual or romantic relationship with them Thesaurus: flirtation… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chat-up line — n BrE something that someone says in order to start a conversation with someone they think is sexually attractive …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chat-up line — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chat up line : singular chat up line plural chat up lines British something that you say to someone in order to start a conversation with them because you want to have a sexual or romantic relationship with… …   English dictionary

  • chat-up line (C) — noun BrE something that someone says in order to start a conversation with someone they find sexually attractive; line 1 (23) AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chat-up — ˈchat up 7 [chat up chat ups] noun countable, uncountable an occasion when a person is talking to sb in a way that shows they are interested in them sexually • …   Useful english dictionary

  • line — line1 noun 1》 a long, narrow mark or band.     ↘Mathematics a straight or curved continuous extent of length without breadth.     ↘a wrinkle in the skin.     ↘a contour or outline as a feature of design.     ↘a curve connecting all points having… …   English new terms dictionary

  • chat line — UK US noun [countable] [singular chat line plural chat lines] british a telephone service that you call if you want to talk to other people for fun Thesaurus: telephone services and companieshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • chat-line — chatˈ line or chatˈline noun A telephone service in which callers contact each other through a monitored central switchboard, to engage in informal conversation (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑chat …   Useful english dictionary

  • chat line — chat li·ne loc.s.f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. servizio telefonico privato che, attraverso un centralino, mette in contatto due o più persone che desiderino conversare 2. TS inform. in Internet, servizio che permette la comunicazione in… …   Dizionario italiano

  • chat line — n a telephone service that people call to talk to other people who have called the same service …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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