100 Bad & Cheesy Pick-Up Lines That Are Good For A Laugh

Break the ice with a cheeky pickup line and take your flirting game to the next level.

By Sneha TeteSneha Tete  • 

Bad pick-up lines may seem cheesy or cringe-worthy, but they work! They are great conversation starters in most dating apps. The tricky thing about these pick-up lines is they can rub people the wrong way, and you may end up getting blocked. Though, ironically, bad pick-lines break the ice and can get you a date or more. The game-changer is how you put them across in a witty, playful way without sounding creepy. They are also a great way to tell if someone has the same sense of humor as you! If you are looking for silly pick-up lines, we got your back! Scroll down and take your pick.

Bad Yet Funny Pick-Up Lines

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1. I seem to have lost my phone number. Can I have yours?

2. Are you a bank loan? Because you have my interest!

3. If you were a triangle, you’d be acute one!

4. On a scale of 1 to 10, you’re a 9, and I’m the 1 you need.

5. Are you scared of ghosts? Yeah, me too – boooooooo!

6. Can you help me find my Facebook friend? She’s definitely here somewhere; let’s go look together.

7. You look familiar. Were we ever in the same class before? I could swear we had chemistry.

8. I don’t know much about astrology, but I do know how the universe started. It started with u n i.

9. Roses are red, violets are blue. With a smile like that, looks like I’m doomed.

10. Do you have a bandage? Because I scraped my knee when I fell for you.

11. If I were a cat, I’d spend all my nine lives with you!

12. You must be the square root of 2 because I feel irrational around you.

13. Are you a magician? ‘Cause every time I look at you, everyone else disappears.

14. Is your father a terrorist? Because you look bomb!

15. Where have I seen you before? Oh yeah, I remember now. It was in the dictionary next to the word ‘gorgeous.’

16. My doctor told me I’m missing vitamin U. Can you help me?

17. Is your father a thief? Because someone stole the stars from the sky and put them in your eyes.

18. Is your name Google? Because you’re the answer to everything I’m searching for.

19. I’m learning about important dates in history. Wanna be one of them?

20. Good thing I just bought life insurance…because when I saw you, my heart stopped!

21. You spend so much time in my mind, I should charge you rent.

22. Damn, girl, is your name Wifi? Because I’m feeling a connection!

23. You remind me of the 21 letters in the alphabet. Oh, sorry, I forgot U R A Q T.

24. Do you drink Pepsi? Because you’re soda-licious!

25. I’m not actually this tall. I’m sitting on my wallet.

26. Are you a pandemic because you’ve got my heart on lockdown.

Sneaky And Hilarious Pick-Up Lines (That Are A Bit R-Rated!)

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27. I’m not trying to get in your pants. I just want to invest in them.

28. Are you the chicken or the egg? Either way, I’ll make sure you come first.

29. Kids must have hated playing hide-n-seek with you when you were little…because girls like you are hard to find.

30. Dude, those pants look terrible on you. Please take them off.

31. Can I be the wax to your candle?

32. I’m a nice guy…so I’ll let you finish first.

33. Hey, did you hear about the latest glitch on Spotify? For some reason, they don’t have you listed as this week’s hottest single.

34. I lost my teddy bear. Will you sleep with me instead?

35. I will give you a kiss. If you don’t like it, you can return it.

36. Do you believe in karma? Because I know some good karma-sutra positions.

37. I’ve heard the population is on the slide. Why don’t we do something about that tonight?

38. You know where you should put your clothes? On my bedroom floor.

39. My biology teacher told me that the lips are the most sensitive part of the body. Wanna find out if she was right?

40. You are just like a snowflake: beautiful, unique, and – with one touch – you’ll be wet.

41. I don’t want to initiate this conversation by saying you’re beautiful because beauty is on the inside, and I haven’t been inside you yet.

42. Why don’t you surprise your roommate and not go home tonight?

Terrible Pick-Up Lines That You Think Would Never Work, But Sometimes Do

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43. Somebody call the cops. It’s got to be illegal to look that good.

44. Are you okay? It must have hurt when you fell from heaven.

45. Are you my phone charger? Because without you, I’d die.

46. Hey, tie your shoelaces. I don’t want you falling for anyone else.

47. If you want to know why I’m following you, it’s because my dad always told me to follow my dream.

48. Well, here I am. What were your other two wishes?

49. My friends bet I can’t talk to the prettiest girl. Want to use their money to buy us a few drinks?

50. I would take you to the movies, but they don’t let you bring your own snacks.

51. My mom told me that life was a deck of cards, so I guess you must be the queen of hearts.

52. Are you a meme? Because I’d like to show you to my friends and then hope they like you as much as I do.

53. If you were a fruit, you’d be a fine-apple.

54. Do you have a coin? My mom told me to call her when I found the woman of my dreams.

55. Your beauty blinded me. I’m going to need your name and number for insurance reasons.

56. Do you know what my shirt is made of? Boyfriend material.

57. Are you sure you’re not tired? You’ve been running through my mind all day.

58. There must be something wrong with my eyes. I can’t take them off you.

59. Can you take me to the doctor? Because I just broke my leg falling for you.

60. I’m no mathematician, but I’m pretty good with numbers. Tell you what, give me yours and watch what I can do with it.

61. Do you like Star Wars? Because Yoda only one for me!

62. March was bad, April is gray… I hope we can go out in May.

63. Even if there weren’t any gravity on Earth, I would still fall for you!

64. My love for you is like dividing by zero – it cannot be defined.

65. Do you have a name, or can I call you mine?

66. Are you today’s date? Cause you’re a 10/10.

Cringy Desi Pick-Up Lines

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67. Girl, were you born on Diwali? Because You are a pataka!

68. If you like bananas, come with me because I’m a’kela’.

69. Do you eat a lot of pizza because tu cheese badi hai mast mast.

70. I’ll be your Raj if you’ll be my Simran.

71. If you were a burger at McDonald’s, you’d be McGorgeous.

72. You are the ‘desi’ in ‘desirable.’

73. Hello, my name is Uber, and I’m here to pick you up

74. I will curry on loving you for as long as life will aloo me.

75. My life without you is like biryani without elaichi.

76. Are you a gulab jamun? Because nothing is sweeter than you!

Funny Pick-Up Lines To Use On Guys

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77. Did your license get suspended for driving all these girls crazy?

78. We should go out for a coffee sometime because I definitely like you a latte.

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

80. Did the cops arrest you earlier? Because it’d have to be illegal to look that great.

81. Hey, can you take a picture with me? I want to make my ex jealous.

82. Were you a part of the Boy Scouts? Because you have my heart tied in a knot.

83. Do you have a watch? Because I need to know how many seconds it took for me to fall for you.

84. Before I met you, it’s like the world was colorless. Stay with me and brighten my world.

85. So, what do you do? Other than make women fall for you all day.

86. Hey, I think I know you. Oh, I remember! You are the guy with the gorgeous smile.

87. You are so sweet, you could put Hershey’s out of business.

88. If nothing lasts forever, will you be my nothing?

89. Do you play football? ‘Cause you sure are a keeper!

90. Don’t tell me if you want to take me out for dinner. Just smile for ‘yes,’ and do a backflip for ‘no.’

91. Can I take a picture of you so I could show Santa what I want for Christmas?

92. I’ll cook you dinner if you cook me breakfast.

93. When God made you, he was showing off.

94. You know what’s the cutest thing I’ve ever seen? Read the first word of that line again.

95. If you were a Transformer, you would be Optimus Fine.

96. Did you invent the airplane? Because you seem Wright for me.

97. Let’s do breakfast tomorrow. Should I call you or nudge you?

98. Can I borrow your cell phone? I need to call animal control because I just saw a fox!

99. Roses are red, my face is too, that only happens when I’m around you!

100. Since all the public libraries are closed, I’m checking you out instead.

Infographic: How To Be Careful With Pick-Up Lines

Pick-up lines can be cringy and funny, but they can also be unexpectedly effective conversation starters. Using bad pick-up lines is fine as long as you do not end up unwittingly hurting or disrespecting someone. You may want to be mindful of a few things when you decide to use a pick-up line to impress or entertain someone. Check out the infographic below for some precautions to follow while using pick-up lines.

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Bad pick-up lines are not the charming or cringe-worthy things, but they are hilarious. When you are on the first date, starting a conversation seems intimidating. But, these bad pick-up lines can break the ice. Sometimes a bad joke may clear the way and break all your tension. If you want to add some humor, use any of these bad pick-up lines for re-injecting some fun into your conversations. They also add a healthy sense of humor and will give you a laugh.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a bad pickup line ever be redeemed or turned into a more successful conversation starter?

Yes, depending on the kind of pickup line, its delivery, and your partner’s response, it may successfully break the ice and lead to a conversation. A bad pickup line can be a funny or ironic way of initiating meaningful dialogue. However, it is important to understand your partner’s mood and feelings before trying to initiate a conversation to prevent an uncomfortable situation.

Why do people feel embarrassed after using a bad pickup line?

A bad pickup line can be too cheesy or cringey to express and receive, especially when it wasn’t delivered or received well. These pickup lines are often used on strangers who may not be aware of your true personality and feelings. They may judge your personality on the basis of that one pickup line, which you may not agree with.

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