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164 Best Pick Up Lines For Guys To Use

The ultimate collection of the best pick up lines for guys to use, including funny and cheesy pick up lines, as well as cute and dirty ones.

Who doesn’t like a good ol’ pick up line? You know, the “Hey baby, what’s your sign?” and “If I could rearrange the alphabet, I’d put U and I together” pick-uppers of the dating world.

Indeed, pick up lines can be a great way to break the ice, but can they really get you dates?

According to dating experts, attempting to get a date with pick-up lines alone usually doesn’t work. Why? Apparently, girls prefer to hear things that sound and feel genuine rather than scripted and rehearsed.

Be that as it may, pick up lines can be fun if delivered with humility. Heck, I would even say it takes a very confident man to use them without feeling embarrassed. 

We have put together a collection of the best pick up lines that you can use to lighten the mood and possibly start a serious conversation with the person you’re eyeing.

Best Pick Up Lines: The Ultimate List

There are many pick up lines, and most of them are silly, if not downright nonsensical. Let’s kick things off with some good pick up lines that people might actually take seriously.

Good Pick Up Lines

Couple talking during a date.
Not all pick up lines are bad. Some are actually good.

Most pickup lines are funny, silly, cheesy and even downright dirty, explaining why they’re usually not taken seriously. However, studies show that some pick up lines are actually effective.

Here are some good pick up lines you can try out to make a good first impression:

  1. How’s your day going? (Is there a simpler, more polite pick up line than this one? Excellent way to start a conversation.)
  2. Favourite pickup line. Go! (Turn the tables on her,  and make her send you her best pick up lines).
  3. Dog person or cat person? There is only one right answer.
  4. Drinks this week? (A very forward, straight-to-the point pick up line that won’t make you look like a try-hard). 
  5. My friends bet me I couldn’t talk to the prettiest girl in here. Do you want to use their money to buy drinks? (How could she refuse?).
  6. Two truths and a lie. Go! (Who doesn’t like games? Pick up lines that lead to an innocuous game are always fun and difficult to resist).
  7. If you won’t allow me to buy you a drink, at least let me fix your laptop. (A bit random, but doesn’t like free things?)
  8. Are you accepting applications for your fan club? (A very flattering pick up line)
  9. There is something wrong with my phone. Could you call it for me to see if it rings? (I think you might actually get her number with this one).
  10.  Guess what I’m wearing? The smile you gave me. (Trust me, this will make her smile).
  11. When I think of you I smile, and when I smile I think of you. (She will smile at this sweet pick up line — bet on it).
  12. I don’t really like dancing, but I will use any excuse to hold your gorgeous hands for just one moment. (This sweet and cute pick up line works because it’s honest).
  13. Let’s flip a coin. Head’s you’re mine; tails I’m yours. (It’s good because it’s amazingly witty. You’ll likely spark a conversation).
  14. You have the prettiest smile I have ever seen (What woman or man wouldn’t want to hear this?).
  15. Can I get your picture to prove to all my friends that angels really do exist?
  16. They say honesty is the best policy, so I have to tell you that you’re the most beautiful woman I have ever seen.
  17. What is a star doing so close to the earth? (Expect a smile and possibly some blushing).
  18. I tried my best not to feel anything for you. I failed.

What are your favorite good pick up lines? Which ones have you used, and did they work? Let us know in the comments below.

Best Funny Pick Up Lines

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Everyone likes to laugh, so it always helps to have some quality funny pick up lines on you.

Most pick up lines on our list are funny, but some are on another level of funny. If they don’t get you love, they will at the very least get you laughs.

Here are some of the best funny pick up lines you can use to lighten the mood.

  1. Did you fart, cause you blew me away. (So dumb yet so funny! Did you laugh?).
  2. Are you wearing space pants? Because that butt is out of this world!
  3. I’m going to kiss you now. Say “Kiss me” now if you want me to stop.
  4. What is a nice person like you doing in a dirty mind like mine?
  5. Kiss me if I’m wrong, but dinosaurs do still exist, right?
  6. Roses are red, violets are blue, I have a gun, get in the van.
  7. Please tell your breasts to stop staring at my eyes.
  8. There’s a huge sale going on in my bedroom right now. Clothes are 100% off!
  9. I wish you were my big toe… Then I would bang you on every piece of furniture at my house.
  10. Don’t tell me if you want me to take you out to dinner. Just smile for yes, or do a backflip, somersault, and counter-spin gymnastics combination for no.
  11. I’m looking for treasure — can I look around your chest?
  12. Are you a parking ticket? Because you’ve got FINE written all over you
  13. FBI, ma’am. I need to do a full body cavity search. National security, you know.
  14. I would flirt with you, but I’d rather seduce you with my awkwardness.
  15. The word of the day is ‘legs’, let’s go back to my place and spread the word.
  16. Do you want to go and do what I’m going to tell my friends we did anyway?
  17. Is there a mirror in your pants…? I think I can see myself in them.
  18. I have amnesia, do I come here often?
  19. I wish I were cross-eyed so I can see you twice. (This one is funny to imagine). 
  20. Do you know the essential difference between sex and conversation? (No.) Do you wanna go upstairs and talk?
  21. Are you tired? Because you’ve been running through my mind all day.
  22. I’ve had such an off week, but seeing you just turns me on.
  23. Baby, I’m no weatherman. But you can expect a few inches tonight.
  24. Your daddy must be a drug dealer, because you’re dope.
  25. Do you believe in love at first sight? Or should I walk past you again?
  26. Are you a loan? ‘Cause you’ve got my interest!
  27. Let me guess, your middle name is Gillette, right? Because you’re the best a man can get! (In the words of Yoda, “extra cheesy, this one is”).

Did you like our list of funny pick up lines? Have any other funny pickup lines you would like to share? 

Best Cheesy Pick Up Lines

Disgusted woman rejecting guy whose using a cheesy pick up line.
Disgusted woman rejecting a guy whose probably using a cheesy pick up line.

The funniest pick up lines are often the cheesiest. After all, when has a sprinkling of cheese on anything ever been bad? 

OK, fine, you probably won’t find cheese appetizing if you’re lactose intolerant, but you get the idea.

These are the best cheesy pickup lines you are ever likely to come across.

  1. Excuse me, I just noticed you noticing me, so I just wanted to give you a notice that I noticed you too.
  2. Are you an exam? Because I have been studying you like crazy.
  3. Your ass is so nice, it’s a shame you have to sit on it.
  4. You look so familiar… Didn’t we take a class together? I could’ve sworn we had chemistry
  5. Is your father a boxer? Because baby, you’re a knockout.
  6. Did you have lucky charms for breakfast? Because you look magically delicious!
  7. Do I know you? Because you look a lot like my next girlfriend.
  8. Do you have a shovel? Because I’m digging you.
  9. Is it hot in here, Or is it just you?
  10. Is your name Wi-Fi? Because I’m really feeling a connection.
  11. You should sell hot dogs because you already know how to make a weiner stand. (Pervy and cheesy — what could go wrong?).
  12. Hi, I’m “Mr. Right.” Somebody said you were looking for me?
  13. I was feeling very off today, but then you turned me on.
  14. Damn, if being sexy was a crime, you’d be guilty as charged!
  15. Hey girl, feel my sweater. Know what it’s made of? Boyfriend material.
  16. You dropped something. My jaw.
  17. Are you a fossil? Because I want to date you!
  18. Do you have a map? I’m getting lost in your eyes.
  19. I’m learning about important dates in history. Wanna be one of them? (Corny but cute and flattering. Expect a smile).
  20. My favorite element on the periodic table is Uranium, because I am in love with U. (A nerdy buy cheesy pick up line).
  21. Are you religious? Because you’re the answer to all my prayers.
  22. Is your body from McDonald’s? Because I’m lovin’ it. (This is cheesier than a junior cheeseburger).
  23. I’m lost. Can you give me directions to your heart? (Sweet but very cheesy — a recipe that may actually work).
  24. How come you’re not on top of a christmas tree? I thought that’s where angels belonged. (Best used during christmas).
  25. You must be a hell of a thief because you stole my heart from across the room.
  26. Do you want to play house with me? You can be the front door, and I’ll slam you until sunrise.
  27. Excuse me, I think you have something in your eye. oh wait, it’s just a sparkle.
  28. You’re like a dictionary — you add meaning to my life.
  29. Do you have a map? I’m getting lost in your eyes.
  30. I’ll buy you dinner if you make me breakfast.

If you enjoyed this collection of best cheesy pick up lines, be sure to share them with your friends. Head over to the comments and share some your favorites.

Best Cute Pick Up Lines For Guys

Man making woman blush.
The right cute pick up line can make any woman blush.

If you like someone and want to talk to them, it’s almost hard to go wrong with cute pick up lines. 

Not only are they great conversation-starters, but their flattering and complementary nature improves your chances of getting her number.

This collection of best cute pick up lines will soften any girl’s heart.

  1. You’re so beautiful you made me forget my pick up line. (This one is a winner!)
  2. I’m sorry that I wasn’t part of your past. Can I make it up by being in your future?
  3. I wish I was one of your tears, so I could be born in your eyes, run down your cheek, and die on your lips. (You’d be waxing poetic with this one).
  4. I may not be a photographer, but I can picture you and me together.
  5. Can I borrow a kiss? I promise I’ll give it back. (Cute and playful — a good combination).
  6. Your hand looks heavy — can I hold it for you?
  7. Your lips look lonely — would they like to meet mine? (Cheesy with a pinch of cute).
  8. Are you the sun? Because you’re so beautiful it’s blinding me.
  9. Do you have a name or can I call you “mine”?
  10. I’m sorry, were you talking to me? No? Well then, please start.
  11. I’ll give you a kiss. If you don’t like it, you can return it.
  12. Can you take me to the doctor? Because I just broke my leg falling for you.
  13. I’m not a hoarder, but I really want to keep you forever.
  14. If I had to choose between breathing and loving you. I’d take my last breath to say “I Love You.”
  15. If you hold 8 roses in front of a mirror, you’ll see 9 of the most beautiful things in the world.
  16. You spend so much time in my mind, I should charge you rent.
  17. If you were a teardrop, I would never cry for fear of losing you.
  18. I want someone to look at me the way I look at chocolate cake. (Who doesn’t like chocolate cake?).
  19. I have had a really bad day but it always makes me feel better to see a pretty girl smile. Would you smile for me? (Trust me, you will get a smile and a conversation).
  20. You blinded me with your beauty, so i’m going to need your name and number for insurance purposes.
  21. I just wanted to show this rose how incredibly beautiful you are.
  22. Hi, I’m writing a term paper on the finer things in life, and I was wondering if I could interview you? (A pretty smooth pick up line, if I dare say).
  23. If I had a star for every time you brightened my life, I’d be holding a galaxy.
  24. Why would I want to look at the stars when I can look in your eyes?
  25. If a star fell for every time I thought of you, the sky would be empty. (Very poetic).
  26. Your eyes are so lovely, I just keep getting lost. (Use this one in moments when you forget what you wanted to say).
  27. Of all your beautiful curves, your smile is my favorite.
  28. I seem to have lost my phone number. Can I have yours?
  29. I can hold my liquor but kissing you would make me weak at the knees. (Use this after you’ve shared a couple drinks together).
  30. If beauty were time, you’d be an eternity.
  31. I’m fighting the urge to make you the happiest woman on earth tonight.
  32. You wanna know the best thing in my life? It’s the first word of this sentence.

Did we do a good job selecting the best cute pick up lines? Have any to add? Let us know in the comments below.

Best Dirty Pick Up Lines

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Dirty pick up lines can sometimes surprise and even shock women.

What’s funny, cringey and tries to be an aphrodisiac but fails miserably? Dirty pick up lines!

These inappropriate and hilarious pick up lines can be so bad that they’re actually good, and that’s precisely why we love them. Be warned, though — most of them are NSFW.

Here are some of the best dirty pick up lines ever uttered:

  1. Screw me if I am wrong, but haven’t we met before?
  2. Do you have any room for an extra tongue in your mouth?
  3. If your upper lip is Christmas and your lower lip is Thanksgiving, can I come visit any time in between?
  4. If you’re feeling down, I can feel you up.
  5. They say I’m like a Rubik’s cube. The more you play with me, the harder I get.
  6. Are you still using Internet Explorer? Hmm, you must like it nice and slow.
  7. It would be my pleasure to turn on your personal hotspot.
  8. Don’t worry, I played Tetris as a kid. I can make it fit.
  9. Are you my homework? Cause I’m not doing you but I definitely should be.
  10. One night with me and they’ll be calling you Moaning Myrtle (Harry Potter fans will get this one).
  11. I bet you’re a Jedi in the streets but a Sith in the sheets.
  12. Before I can show you the force, you must bend over and show me your dark side.
  13. If I was a drum, I’d let you bang me all day long!
  14. Is your name winter? Because you’ll be coming soon.
  15. Are you a drill sergeant? Because you have my privates standing at attention.
  16. Can you tell me what time you’ll unzip your pants, please? (This one will likely get you slapped).
  17. Please don’t let this get to your head, but do you want some?
  18. Let me be a chicken nugget, and take a dip in your sauce.
  19. I’m not into watching sunsets, but I’d love to see you go down.
  20. With school, I just want an A. With you, I just want to F.
  21. Are you a haunted house? I’m going to scream when I’m in you.
  22. Are you undressing me with your eyes?!
  23. Can you do telekinesis? Because you’ve made a part of me move without even touching it.
  24. Your outfit would look great on my bedroom floor.
  25. I lost my keys… Can I check your pants?
  26. Do I have to sign for your package?
  27. You are so selfish. You’re going to have that body the rest of your life and I just want it for one night.
  28. I know a great way to burn off the calories in that drink.
  29. Are you an elevator? Because I want to go up and down on you.
  30. I’m not feeling myself today. Can I feel you instead?
  31. You look great right now. Do you know what else would look great on you? Me!
  32. Roses are red. Violets are fine. You be the 6, I’ll be the 9.
  33. What did you say your name was? I want to make sure I’m screaming the right name tonight. 
  34. I think I could fall madly in bed with you.
  35. I don’t think I want babies, but I wouldn’t mind refining my baby making technique with you.
  36. You know what winks and then screws like a tiger? {Wink}

How would you rate these dirty pick up lines in terms of humor and inappropriateness? Have any better ones?

Best Nerdy Pick Up Lines

Nerdy Couple giving thumbs-up.

Like it or not, you’re a geek or nerd in some way. Everyone is! 

And wouldn’t you know it –,nerdy and geeky pick-up lines are all the rage these days.They can be a lot fun so long as the other person is not a complete numskull.

Revel in your brainy persona with this compilation of best nerdy pick-up lines.

  1. I wish I could select all of your clothes and press delete.
  2. Life without you would be like a sentence without spaces.
  3. If I were enzyme, I’d be DNA helicase so I could unzip your jeans.
  4. 70% of the human body is made of water, and I’m thirsty!
  5. Did you survive the Avada Kadavra curse? Because you’re drop dead gorgeous.
  6. Let’s go to my room so I can show you the exponential growth of my natural log. (Dirty but witty).
  7. You must be the square root of 2 because I feel irrational around you.
  8. I’d like to calculate the slope of those curves.
  9. Hey, my name’s Microsoft. Can I crash at your place tonight?
  10. You must be made of Uranium and Iodine because all I see is U and I together.
  11. Do you have 11 protons? Because you’re Sodium fine.
  12. Is there a magnet in here? Because, baby, I’m attracted to you.
  13. I wish I was your coronary artery so that I could be wrapped around your heart. (This makes me uncomfortable even thinking about it).
  14. I want our love to be like the number Pi: irrational and never-ending.
  15. Are you Google? Because you have everything I’m searching for.
  16. It would be my pleasure to turn on your personal hotspot.
  17. Wanna exchange genetic information with me?
  18. Do you like math? Add you and me, subtract our clothes, divide your legs and we can multiply.
  19. You’re so hot that I bet you’re the one causing global warming
  20. I must be a diamond now, because you just gave me a hardness of 10.
  21. I would really like to bisect your angle.

What do you think about this collection of best nerdy pick up lines? Funny? Witty? Let us know what your favorites are.

How To Use Pick Up Lines Effectively

Man talking to woman

To get the most out of pick up lines, you must be strategic in how you use them. Simply choosing one and saying it with consideration for context isn’t going to get you anywhere.

Follow these three steps so that you don’t embarrass yourself:

1. Pick The Right Pick Up Line

When picking the best pick up lines, you must understand who it’s being used on and the context in which it’ll be used.

Try to figure out what kind of person she is, and gauge her level of interest in you (read our guide on How To Tell If A Girl Likes You). What are her sensibilities and interests? Will she find the pick up line funny or inappropriate?

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At the same time, get a feel for your environment and circumstance. For example, you might want to think twice before using a dirty pickup line during a church session.

2. Keep The Conversation On Her

It is only when you successfully break the ice that the real conversation starts. Use this opportunity to truly get to know her.

Ask her questions about her hobbies, interests, her achievements, or anything else she might find pleasure in. Show her that you are genuinely interested in who she is instead of her you-know-what.

Do you need help with starting conversations? Check out our collection of 100 Engaging Questions To Ask A Girl You Like, as well as the 136 Great Topics And Things To Talk About With Anyone.

3. Use Your Personality

At the end of the day, pick up lines are only a small part of winning a girl’s interest. Your confidence and sense of humor are far more important, because girls love funny and confident guys.

Remember, the reason why pick-up lines tend not to work is because they are used in a way that makes them come across as insincere, usually because the person using them is insecure. Well, girls can see right through someone who is putting on an act.

You have to be yourself — you have to be sincere. If you want to learn how to be confident, read our guide on the 10 Ways You Can Build Self-Confidence

Best Pick Up Lines: Final Thoughts

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We’ve given you some great pick up lines — now go forth and use them like a champ!

For as long as there have been single people looking for a relationship or a fling, there have been pick up lines. Cavemen used them, and we continue to use them, even though dating apps like Tinder have removed much of the face-to-face interaction that occurs between singles.

There are thousands of pick up lines. And while many of the most popular ones are funny, cheesy, and even downright dirty, a lot of them are actually thoughtful. There are many good pick up lines.

But regardless of their variety, all pick-up lines can be good ice-breakers if chosen correctly and used in the right situation. If they don’t get you love, they will at least get you smiles and laughs, and who doesn’t like to smile or laugh?

We’ve given you a collection of the best funny pick up lines, best cheesy pickup lines, best dirty pick up lines, as well as many nerdy and cute pick up lines, that you can use to lighten the mood and possibly increase your chances of getting a date. 

Use these pick up lines wisely. And for more dating and relationship advice, visit this section.

Written By

Kwame Owusu is a personal development coach and the founder of Too Manly. He holds an MBA from a top business school and is committed to helping men all around the world look, feel and live the prime of their life.

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