Definitions for flirtflɜrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flirtflɜrt(v.i.)

  1. to court playfully; act amorously, often without serious intentions.

  2. to trifle or toy, as with an idea.

  3. to move jerkily; dart about.

  4. (v.t.)to give a sudden or brisk motion to; wave smartly.

  5. to propel with a toss or jerk; flick.

  6. (n.)a person who is given to flirting.

  7. a sudden jerk or darting motion; a quick toss.

Origin of flirt:

1540–50; expressive word

flirt′y(adj.)-i•er, -i•est.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(noun)

    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

  2. flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying(verb)

    playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

  3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash(verb)

    talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

    "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"

  4. dally, toy, play, flirt(verb)

    behave carelessly or indifferently

    "Play about with a young girl's affection"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. flirt(verb)ɜrt

    to behave in a way that shows someone you are attracted to them

    He's flirting with her.

  2. flirt(noun)ɜrt

    sb who flirts with people a lot

    You're such a flirt!

Wiktionary

  1. flirt(Noun)

    A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer.

  2. flirt(Noun)

    One who flirts; especially a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl.

  3. flirt(Verb)

    To throw (something) with a jerk or sudden movement; to fling.

  4. flirt(Verb)

    To jeer at; to mock.

  5. flirt(Verb)

    To dart about; to move with quick, jerky motions.

  6. flirt(Verb)

    To blurt out.

  7. flirt(Verb)

    To play at courtship; to talk with teasing affection, to insinuate sexual attraction in a playful (especially conversational) way.

  8. flirt(Adjective)

    pert; wanton

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flirt(verb)

    to throw with a jerk or quick effort; to fling suddenly; as, they flirt water in each other's faces; he flirted a glove, or a handkerchief

  2. Flirt(verb)

    to toss or throw about; to move playfully to and fro; as, to flirt a fan

  3. Flirt(verb)

    to jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock

  4. Flirt(verb)

    to run and dart about; to act with giddiness, or from a desire to attract notice; especially, to play the coquette; to play at courtship; to coquet; as, they flirt with the young men

  5. Flirt(verb)

    to utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain; to jeer or gibe

  6. Flirt(noun)

    a sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer

  7. Flirt(verb)

    one who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl

  8. Flirt(adj)

    pert; wanton


Translations for flirt

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

flirt(noun)

a person, especially a woman, who behaves in this way.

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