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- (US) IPA(key): /lʊər/, /lɔr/, /lɝ/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ljʊər/, /lɔr/
- Homophone: lore (some accents)
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ʊə(r)
lure (plural lures)
- Something that tempts or attracts, especially one with a promise of reward or pleasure.
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- (fishing) An artificial bait attached to a fishing line to attract fish.
- A bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk.
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- A velvet smoothing brush.
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tempting or attractive object
artificial fishing bait
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- lure (bunch of feathers attached to a line, used in falconry to recall the hawk)
- English: lure