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- (transitive, informal) To make a romantic or sexual advance to; to hit on.
- He was really coming on to me at the party.
- To start to.
- It came on to snow after dusk.
- 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, chapter II, in Nobody, New York, N.Y.: George H[enry] Doran Company, published 1915, OCLC 40817384:
- She wakened in sharp panic, bewildered by the grotesquerie of some half-remembered dream in contrast with the harshness of inclement fact, drowsily realising that since she had fallen asleep it had come on to rain smartly out of a shrouded sky.
make a romantic or sexual advance to