Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun[often as modifier] British informal
An act of talking flirtatiously to someone: a chat-up line
More example sentences
- You, meanwhile, can basically pick and choose despite your awful chat-up lines and your bulging beer belly.
- Apparently, the above question was the most successful chat-up line in this experiment - that and the rather less inspiring: ‘What topping do you like on your pizza?’
- I don't know if that's a chat-up line or not, but it's just about the worst thing I've ever heard.
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