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chat-up linenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃæt.ʌp ˌlaɪn/ us   /ˈtʃæt̬.ʌp ˌlaɪn/ UK informal US come-on line informal
a remark that someone makes to another person to make their sexual interest known to that person and start a conversation: "Have you been here before?" "That's one of the oldest chat-up lines I've ever heard!"
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