50 Best Tinder Pickup Lines
You swiped right, they swiped right... now what?! It's time for a Tinder pickup line, and these are the openers to maximize your matches.
It’s a match!
Ah, Tinder pickup lines. They say you only get one opportunity to make a first impression, and on a fast-paced dog-eat-dog app like Tinder, that’s definitely true. You probably don’t want your first impression to be “Hey,” so you turn to the old faithful: cheesy pickup lines. Except some people are lactose-intolerant. What’s a singleton to do? Maybe you can break the ice with some flirty knock-knock jokes, or take advantage of that science shout-out in their bio and hit them with a nerdy pickup line or witty chemistry pickup line. Or, if you’re trying to talk to a girl, try a pickup line for girls that can double as a flirty text. Speaking of, we are all for girls making the first move as well. It’s 2022, people! Let’s make equality happen. That said, there is a right and a wrong way to start that chat.
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Good Tinder openers
The truth is, a one-size-fits-all approach to Tinder pickup lines rarely works for something as personal as dating. Just like job applications, it’s best to tailor your resume to the job description, or in this case, your pickup line to the person with whom you’re trying to strike up a conversation! It’s also the place where you can establish a dynamic—for example, what sort of relationship you’re looking for. But first things first: your aim is to put a little of your personality out there, and see if your conversation partner can groove with what you’re all about. The best-case scenario means finding something in their bio or photos that interest you (their dog, their job, their hair color, anything!) and expressing that in a way that tells them a little bit about yourself.
For example, one of their pictures shows them in Paris. Paris is where your most embarrassing moment happened. Tell them that story. Or, they mention they hate licorice. (Even strawberry licorice? Come on.). You also hate licorice. But your favorite candy is sour gummies. What’s theirs? And so on! Just try not to put too much pressure on yourself. This is very low stakes. You probably won’t die alone. The worst-case scenario is when their photos are cute as heck, but their bio gives away… not very much. That’s when a Tinder pickup line can come through. The trick is to pick one you genuinely think is funny. That way, it’s a little piece of your personality too.
Funny Tinder pickup lines
My favorite pickup line is: (insert ridiculous pickup line here, maybe the one about did it hurt when you fell off the Christmas tree). What’s yours?
Hey, I’m writing an article on the finer things in life and I was hoping I could interview you.
(Lime emoji) This is my pickup lime. How are you?
Do you want to hear a joke about ghosts? (Yes.). That’s the spirit!
You’re seriously cute, but here’s the dealbreaker: do you, or do you not like raisins? (Whether they say yes, or no, you offer them a date instead!)
I usually go for 8’s but I guess I’ll settle for a 10.
Roses are red, violets are blue, Yoda I am, and go out with me will you?
Are you French? Because Eiffel for you.
Hey, I need some directions and it looks like you know how to get to pretty city.
I see you’re serving a life sentence for being sexy, but that’s OK, I like a bad girl/boy.
I’m researching important dates in history, do you want to be mine?
Do you like bagels? Because you’re bae goals.
Do you ever just lie down at night, look up at the stars and think about all the messed up things in the world? Like why is there a “D” in “fridge” but no “D” in “refrigerator”?
If you were a fruit, you’d be a fineapple.
So I’ve been trying to come up with a good psychology pickup line for you, but I’m aFreud I couldn’t come up with anything.
Guess what my clothes are made of? Oh, cotton mostly.
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Cheesy pickup lines for Tinder
Are you from space? Because you’re out of this world good-looking.
If you were a vegetable you’d be a cute-cumber.
Are you http? Because without you I’m just ://
What do you call a string of people lifting a mozzarella cheese? A cheesy pickup line.
All your pics came through at a 45-degree angle. Guess you’re acute-y.
Do you ever wear fishnets? Because you’re a real catch.
Are you Australian? Because you meet all of my koala-fications.
Roses are red, violets are blue, how did I get so lucky to match with you?
Do you like cheese? Would you like to brie with me?
Do you play soccer? You look like a keeper.
Do you know what I have in common with the Little Mermaid? We both want to be part of your world.
I thought happiness started with an “h,” but I guess it actually starts with “u.”
Did you fall in a pile of sugar? You’re looking super sweet.
Are you a gardener? I like your tulips.
Are you German? I’d like to be Ger-man!
Smooth pickup lines
Just wanted to let you know, you have some cute on your face.
Are you my laptop? Because you’re really hot and I’m concerned.
Are you from Tennessee originally? No? Oh, from where then?
Are you the COVID vaccine? Because I would never turn you down.
Are your parents bakers? They sure made a cutie pie.
Do you have an Instagram? My mom always told me to follow my dreams.
I think I saw you on Spotify. You were listed as the hottest single?
My BBQ is broken, could you have a look at it? (What?) Oh, I thought you might be able to help, being smoking hot yourself and all.
I bet I know when your birthday is. October 10. Because you’re a 10/10.
Is your Bluetooth enabled? I feel like we could pair.
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Genuine Tinder pickup lines
What was the last song/movie/TV show you listened to and loved?
Describe yourself in three emojis. I’m: (emojis)
Ready for a gif war? This is my favorite gif of all time: gif (we recommend sassy llama). Can you beat it?
Top 3 dog breeds, go! (Schnauzer, Poodle, Golden Retriever of course).
I guess the pandemic is far from over because your smile is contagious.
Titanic. That’s my icebreaker. What’s up?
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How much does a polar bear weigh? (Enough to break the ice!)
OK, instead of a Tinder pickup line, here is a riddle for you: You have to choose between three rooms, one full of fire, one full of assassins, and one full of lions who haven’t eaten in three years. Which is the safest? (It’s the lion room because they’d all be dead). Next, send one of these siriusly funny Harry Potter pickup lines to your favorite muggle.