pick-up artist

pick-up artist

A man devoted to using a specific set of strategies in order to seduce ("pick up") women, and who perhaps instructs other men in how to do the same. You know how everyone tells you to just be yourself when talking to a girl? Well, a pick-up artist will tell you to do the opposite.
See also: artist
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Next level rom-com, with Ryan Gosling as Jacob, a pick-up artist who trains a cuckolded husband Steve Carell) to seduce women.
Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird wrote to Theresa May after it was revealed the self-styled American 'pick-up artist' was planning simultaneous rallies in 40 countries around across the globe - one of which was to be held at Grey's Monument at 8pm.
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