Definition of "lured" []

  • To tempt or attract by the promise of some type of reward (verb)
  • To entice (a hawk or falcon) from the air to the falconer by a lure (verb)
  • A person or thing that lures (noun)
  • Any of various types of brightly-coloured artificial spinning baits, usually consisting of a plastic or metal body mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers, etc (noun)
  • A feathered decoy to which small pieces of meat can be attached and which is equipped with a long thong (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of lure. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lured" in a sentence
  • "•Offensive line: Jeff Faine, lured from the New Orleans Saints, takes over at center on the league's youngest offensive line."
  • "QB Greg McElroy was lured from the grasp of Texas Tech to fill a major need."
  • "As for the suburbanites who must keep the stands full, the Marylanders must be lured from the Orioles, and the Virginians sweet-talked because they wanted this club as their own."