80 Cringey and Cheesy Pick-up Lines That Will Make You LOL

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11 August 2022
By Sarah Angela Almaden
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Ahh, the fragile dance of flirting. You want to ask for the name and start a conversation, but you’re just so nervous. Instead of making a move, you end up tiptoeing. You do half a glance, then you look away. But you also want to chance it… what do you do? You break the ice by dropping an unforgettable pick-up line. *mic drop*

Or you could borrow a very buzzing pick-up line by Leonard Hofstadter from the Big Bang Theory that goes “Hi I’m (name). You are beautiful. You pop, sparkle, and buzz electric.” Quick tip: emphasize the word “electric” so it sounds like eeee-lectric. Now, do you think that’s powerful enough to light up someone’s day?

Puns aside, I know what you’re thinking – pick-up lines can be cringey. And I agree, they can be very, very cringey that sometimes you cannot help but laugh your heart out after hearing one. And they can also be lame – I mean who uses pick-up lines these days? Well, I’ve got news for you: it is okay to be cringey and it is cute to be lame. We all have our cringe moments and we all have our lame moments. So, why not embrace them and have fun? Maybe even use pick-up lines when you can, just try not to come on too strong.

Even though pick-up lines have an “interesting” reputation, they are great for starting conversations and learning new vocabulary. You see, using a pick-up line or three allows you to become familiar with many definitions of words. For example, the phrases "(You) pop, sparkle, and buzz electric" in Leonard’s line actually have double meaning. In this context, the phrases don't have anything to do with physics; instead, they are used to describe someone as exciting and energetic.

One more thing: these words may not be as sweet as honey, but they still leave a lasting impression. So, use them with caution as you make your move, you Rosy-faced lovebird. Good luck and may Cupid be in your favor!

  1. Do you like raisins? How do you feel about a date?
  2. Excuse me, do you have the time? I just want to remember the exact minute I got a crush on you.
  3. Are you a magnet? Because you sure are attracting me over here.
  4. Let’s flip a coin. Head’s you’re mine, tails I’m yours.
  5. Are you a parking ticket? Because you’ve got FINE written all over you.
  6. If you were a vegetable, you’d be a cute-cumber.
  7. Do you believe in love at first sight or should I walk by again?
  8. Do you play soccer? Because you look like a keeper.
  9. I’m studying to become a historian. I’m especially interested in finding a date.
  10. Any chance you have an extra heart? Mine’s been stolen! Boomer Words

    Giphy / Kaho Yoshida

  11. Hello, I’m a thief, and I’m here to steal your heart.
  12. I hope our love will be like the number Pi: irrational and endless!
  13. Even in zero gravity, I would still fall for you!
  14. You’re so sweet, you’re giving me a toothache.
  15. Do you have a band aid? Because I just scraped my knee falling for you.
  16. You must be made of Copper and Tellurium, because you’re CuTe!
  17. Do you drink Pepsi? Because you’re so-da-licious!
  18. If you were a song, you’d be the best track on the album.
  19. I swear someone stole the stars from the sky and put them in your eyes.
  20. I was going to say something really sweet about you. But when I saw you, I became speechless.
    Boomer Words

    Giphy / yippywhippy

  21. If you were a fruit, you’d be a fine-apple.
  22. Trust me, I’m not drunk. I’m just intoxicated by you.
  23. Do you have a name or can I just call you mine?
  24. Are you sure you’re not tired? Because you’ve been running through my mind all day.
  25. Is there an airport nearby or is it my heart taking off?
  26. The sparkle in your eyes is so bright, the sun must be jealous.
  27. Do you like Harry Potter? Because I adumbledore you.
  28. Hi, how was heaven when you left it?
  29. Do you have a map? I keep getting lost in your eyes.
  30. Are you from Tennessee? Because you’re the only ten-I-see! Boomer Words

    Giphy / GIPHY Studios Originals

  31. I must be in a museum, because you truly are a work of art.
  32. Are you a dictionary? Cause you’re adding meaning to my life.
  33. We’re not socks, but I think we’d make a great pair
  34. Do you like Star Wars? Because Yoda only one for me!
  35. Life without you is like a broken pencil… pointless.
  36. I must be a snowflake, because I've fallen for you.
  37. My love for you is like diarrhea, I just can't hold it in.
  38. Do you know CPR? Because you are taking my breath away!
  39. You’re so beautiful that you made me forget my pickup line.​
  40. If you were a triangle, you’d be acute one! Boomer Words

    Giphy / GIPHY Studios Originals

  41. Your eyes are like IKEA. I always get lost in them.
  42. Can I have your picture so I can show Santa what I want for Christmas?
  43. I’m lost. Can you please give me directions to your heart?
  44. If I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put U and I together.
  45. You’re so sweet you must be made out of chocolate.
  46. I’m not good at holding conversations. Can I hold your hand instead?
  47. I’m writing a phone book. Can I get your number?
  48. Are you wi-fi? Because I’m totally feeling a connection.
  49. Are you Australian? Because you meet all of my koalafications.
  50. You look so familiar. Didn’t we take a class together? I could’ve sworn we had chemistry. Boomer Words

    Giphy / yippywhippy

  51. Are you Siri? Because you autocomplete me!
  52. You’re so sweet, you could put Hershey’s out of business!
  53. I’m good at algebra. I can replace your X and you wouldn’t need to figure out Y.
  54. If I had to rate you from 1 to 10, I’d give you a 9 because I’m the 1 you need.
  55. Are you a carbon sample? Because I want to date you.
  56. You must be made of cheese. Because you’re looking Gouda tonight!
  57. Remember me? Oh, that’s right, I’ve only met you in my dreams.
  58. Are you an object with mass? Because I feel an attractive force around you.
  59. I wish I was Adenine so I could get paired with U.
  60. Is summer over? Because I’m about to “fall” for you! Boomer Words

    Giphy / yippywhippy

  61. I’m not a hoarder but I really want to keep you forever.
  62. Is your name Chapstick? Because you’re da-balm.
  63. This may be cheesy, but I think you’re really grate.
  64. Are you glitter? Because you add sparkle to my life.
  65. Let’s commit the perfect crime. I’ll steal your heart. You steal mine.
  66. Do you wanna grab a coffee? Because I like you a latte.
  67. Let me tie your shoes. Because I don’t want you falling for anyone else.
  68. Are you a florist? Because ever since I met you, my life has been Rosey.
  69. I wanna live in your socks so I can be with you every step of the way.
  70. Are you a keyboard? Because you’re just my type. Boomer Words

    Giphy / GIPHY Studios Originals

  71. Are you French? Because Eiffel for you.
  72. Do you like Nintendo? Because Wii would look good together.
  73. If you were a flower you’d be a damnnnnnn-delion.
  74. If I had a star for every time you brightened my day, I’d have a galaxy in my hand.
  75. I thought happiness started with an H. Why does mine start with U?
  76. Are you a banana? Because I find you apeeling.
  77. Are you an alien? Because you just abducted my heart.
  78. You dropped something… my jaw.
  79. Forget Hydrogen. You’re my number 1 element.
  80. Are you a compound of Barium and Beryllium? Because you’re a total BaBe. Boomer Words

    Giphy / GIPHY Studios Originals

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