Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


An invitation or request for sexual-relations .

SYNONYMS: make-a-move-on ; make a move for; put-a-move-on-someone ; put the moves on ; put the make on ; to flirt ; to make sexual advances; to proposition; to make-a-pass-at someone.

QUOTE: Jan Morrow (Doris Day) to Brad Allen/Rex Stetson (Rock Hudson) in Pillow Talk (1959): ' This may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don't end every sentence with a proposition .'

See Also: dead cert, dead easy, hit on (someone), make a move on, make a pass at, press the button, proposish, proposition, put a move on someone, put it to her, put the make on someone, put the moves on someone, solicit, solicit someone, travel down route sixty-nine

Quotes Containing proposition:
Mrs Yussim (Jane Hoffman) to Margaret Reynolds (Barbra Streisand) in Up the Sandbox (1972): 'Remember, marriage is a seventy-five, twenty-five proposition . The woman gives seventy-five.'

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