25 Best Pick Up Lines That Are Actually Pretty Clever

Posted by , Updated on January 10, 2024

A bad pickup line is, at best, a clever icebreaker to let someone know you find them interesting. At worst, it’s an overly practiced way to be (perhaps unintentionally) creepy. Don’t be the second person.

Also, pickup lines are still totally cool to randomly use on your special person even if you’ve been in a relationship for a while. Yes, it’s cheesy, but come on, we’re humans. Deep down we all like the cheese. For your consideration and amusement, here are 25 Best Pick Up Lines That Are Actually Pretty Clever.



Can I borrow a kiss? I promise I’ll give it back.

thiskissthiskissSource: http://guaranteedpickuplines.com/

On a scale of 1 to America, how free are you tomorrow night?

FREEDOMSource: http://www.complex.com

Was your mother a beaver? Because DAAAAAAAAAMMMMM GIRL!

beaverSource: http://www.complex.com

Do you work at Starbucks? Because I like you a latte.

alatteSource: http://www.pickuplinesgalore.com

If you were a Dementor, I'd become a criminal just to get your kiss.

dementors kissSource: http://www.pickuplinesgalore.com/

I would flirt with you, but I'd rather seduce you with my awkwardness.

akwardSource: http://laffgaff.com

You know, if God made every woman as lovely as you, men wouldn’t appreciate beauty as much.

BeautySource: https://www.pickupliness.com

I know what you're thinking..."Sure, he looks nice enough, but can he ride a unicycle?" and the answer is no.

unicycleSource: www.reddit.com User: southofserious

I have awesome tattoos and make a mean grilled cheese. (Please note: only use if it's true)

tattoosSource: http://www.complex.com/

My friends over there bet that I wouldn’t be able to start a conversation with the prettiest girl in the room. Want to buy some drinks with their money?

drinkswiththeirmoneySource: https://guaranteedpickuplines.com

Wanna eat cookie dough together sometime?

ThisishowyoumakefriendsSource: http://www.complex.com

This works because it can work for picking up someone romantically, or it can work for making new non-romantic friends. Heck, this can work for picking up a new mommy friend while your kids chase each other at the playground.



You: "Hey, do you mind if we take a picture together?" Them: "...Why?" You: "I just want to show Santa what I want for Christmas."

santa-with-christmas-presentsSource: www.reddit.com User: thejarimteam

You are absolutely, astoundingly gorgeous, and that’s the least interesting thing about you.

prettyladySource: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

I'm going for a walk. Would you hold this? (Then hold out your hand.)

holdthisformeSource: http://thoughtcatalog.com

Hey, this going to sound really cheesy, but... (lean in) Mozzarella.

Mozarella_mit_OreganoSource: www.reddit.com User: Krynja

Hey, my name's Microsoft, can I crash at your place tonight? (Works best on Apple fans.)

Microsoft_logo_(2012)Source: http://www.rd.com/

Is your name Ariel? Because we mermaid for each other.

ArielSource: https://www.pinterest.com

Kiss me if I’m wrong, but dinosaurs still exist, right?

dinosaurSource: http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Your eyes are like IKEA...I get lost in them.

IKEASource: www.tumblr.com

Do you play Quidditch? Cuz you look like a Keeper.

Muggle_Quidditch_Game_in_VancouverSource: www.tumblr.com

So did they give you a name along with all those rippling pectorals?

ripplingpectoralsyallSource: Hercules (Disney Movie)

I’m not trying to impress you or anything, but…I’m The Batman.

nanananananananaSource: http://pickup-lines.net

It’s like you’re a fossil sample, and I’m an impatient paleontologist - I want to date you so badly.

getitlikecarbondatingSource: https://www.pickupliness.com

If you were coffee, you'd be espresso grind because you're fine.

espressoissexyonitsownSource: https://coffeegeek.tv/best-espresso-beans/

You are the reason men fall in love. (Feel free to change men for women. Or people)

ransondswefallinloveSource: http://guaranteedpickuplines.com

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