US: /ˈɫʊɹ/
UK: /lˈɔː/

English Vietnamese dictionary

lure /ljuə/
  • ngoại động từ
    • gọi chim ưng về bằng cách tung chim giả tung lên
    • nhử, nhử mồi, dỗ dành, quyến rũ
      • the pleasures of city life lure him away from studies: những thú vui của thành thị quyến rũ anh mất cả học hành

Advanced English dictionary

verb, noun
+ verb [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] (disapproving) to persuade or trick sb to go somewhere or to do sth by promising them a reward: The child was lured into a car but managed to escape. + Young people are lured to the city by the prospect of a job and money.
+ noun
1 [usually sing.] the attractive qualities of sth: Few can resist the lure of adventure.
2 a thing that is used to attract fish or animals, so that they can be caught

Thesaurus dictionary

1 tempt, attract, induce, coax, inveigle, seduce, draw in, entice, lead on, decoy, charm, persuade, allure, catch:
She lured me into the trap of believing that she loved me.
2 bait, decoy, attraction, temptation, inducement, magnet, siren song, charm, US drawing card, Slang come-on:
Too many naïve people fall for the lure of easy money.

Collocation dictionary


irresistible, strong


She can't resist the lure of the bright lights.
| feel
He felt the lure of distant places.

Concise English dictionary

lures|lur|lured|luringlʊr /ljʊə
+qualities that attract by seeming to promise some kind of reward
+anything that serves as an enticement
+something used to lure victims into danger
+provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion