Definitions for flirtflɜrt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to court playfully; act amorously, often without serious intentions.
to trifle or toy, as with an idea.
to move jerkily; dart about.
(v.t.)to give a sudden or brisk motion to; wave smartly.
to propel with a toss or jerk; flick.
(n.)a person who is given to flirting.
a sudden jerk or darting motion; a quick toss.
Origin of flirt:
1540–50; expressive word
coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(noun)
a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying(verb)
playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
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"
dally, toy, play, flirt(verb)
behave carelessly or indifferently
"Play about with a young girl's affection"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to behave in a way that shows someone you are attracted to them
He's flirting with her.
sb who flirts with people a lot
You're such a flirt!
A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer.
One who flirts; especially a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl.
To throw (something) with a jerk or sudden movement; to fling.
To jeer at; to mock.
To dart about; to move with quick, jerky motions.
To blurt out.
To play at courtship; to talk with teasing affection, to insinuate sexual attraction in a playful (especially conversational) way.
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
to toss or throw about; to move playfully to and fro; as, to flirt a fan
to jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock
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
to utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain; to jeer or gibe
a sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer
one who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl
Translations for flirt
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person, especially a woman, who behaves in this way.
- flirt, koket, flankeerderAfrikaans
- مُغازِل، مُداعِب، مِغْناجArabic
- namoradorPortuguese (BR)
- die KoketteGerman
- κπ. που φλερτάρειGreek
- عشوه گرFarsi
- flirteur, coquetteFrench
- koketa, namigušaCroatian
- kacér nőHungarian
- 바람둥이 여자Korean
- flirtininkė, koketėLithuanian
- flørt, koketteNorwegian
- عشوه گرPersian
- ددرواغو معا شقه كول، غير جدى معاشقه كولو مكيز كول، نخرې كول، ناز كولPashto
- cochetă; craiRomanian
- любитель пофлиртоватьRussian
- kto flirtuje, koketaSlovak
- flört, flörtig personSwedish
- flörtçü, fındıkçıTurkish
- 調情者Chinese (Trad.)
- ایسا رویہ رکھنے والا شخصUrdu
- người tán tỉnh; người tán tỉnhVietnamese
- 调情者Chinese (Simp.)
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