Find the word definition

Crossword clues for lured

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Lure \Lure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lured; p. pr. & vb. n. Luring.] [OF. loirer, loirier, F. leurrer. See Lure, n.] To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract.

I am not lured with love.
--Piers Plowman.

And various science lures the learned eye.


vb. (en-past of: lure)


Lured is a 1947 film noir directed by Douglas Sirk and starring George Sanders, Lucille Ball, Charles Coburn, and Boris Karloff. The film is a remake of Robert Siodmak's 1939 French film Pieges (titled Personal Column in the United States).

Usage examples of "lured".

He was infatuated with her, lured by the challenge of seducing her and the hothouse atmosphere that his intense therapy program had generated.

The textures of shells and seaweed, smooth waves and slanting light, were what had lured her out beyond the tide pools and slippery intertidal rocks to this spot midway between land and sea.

As the taste of wine spread through her, she touched him more deeply, lured by the velvet warmth of his mouth.

He could have lured a tail into one of Chinatown's midnight alleys and twisted some information from him.

It was one of the many paradoxes about Willow that both lured and baffled Caleb.

The sound of a rag picker crying his wares on the street lured her to the window.

It had been her combination of steady eyes and slightly trembling lips that had lured him across the room.

She didn’t notice that she was being lured more deeply into the kiss with every speeding heartbeat.

His textures lured her, making her feel both dizzy and strangely powerful.

Her softness lured him, and her heat, and the ragged sigh she finally gave, a sigh that was also his name.

He had nearly gone under, lured by the siren call of adrenaline and danger, until nothing was real but a world where treachery was the norm, multiple identities were the rule, and death was the sole judge of who won and who lost.

She lured him in ways he couldn’t describe, and she terrified him in the same ways.

It was the precious pages inside that had lured her out of hiding, forced her to reach back into the dangerous past she had spent her life running from.

Two stories below, a rooftop swimming pool and garden lured the high rollers and whales who took advantage of the VIP spa.

He dipped his hand into the bodice of her nightgown, rubbing his palm over the rich globes that had lured him.