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chat someone up

Definition of chat someone up in English:

informal Engage someone in flirtatious conversation: the waiter attempted to chat her up
More example sentences
  • ‘He wouldn't let her go out for meals because she might be chatted up by other people or she might chat them up,’ he explained.
  • Two girls join your table and start chatting you up.
  • And they're not chatting you up because they think you're attractive.
Synonyms
flirt with, make up to, make advances to, make overtures to, romance
informal come on to, give the come-on to, make (sheep's) eyes at, be all over
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