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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.
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
See parent entry: chat
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