What does flirt mean?

Definitions for flirt
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flirt.

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"

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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  2. Flirt(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  3. Flirt(verb)

    to jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  5. Flirt(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  6. Flirt(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  7. Flirt(verb)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

  8. Flirt(adj)

    pert; wanton

    Etymology: [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See Flirt, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flirt

    flėrt, v.t. to move about quickly like a fan, to flick, rap.—v.i. to trifle with love: to play at courtship: to move briskly about.—n. a pert, giddy girl: one who coquets for amusement, usually of a woman.—n. Flirtā′tion the act of flirting.—adj. Flirtā′tious (coll.), giving to flirting.—ns. Flirt′-gill (Shak.), a pert or wanton woman; Flirt′ing.—adv. Flirt′ingly, in a flirting manner.—adj. Flirt′ish, betokening a flirt. [Onomatopœic, like flick, flip, flirk (a jerk), spurt, squirt.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flirt in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flirt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of flirt in a Sentence

  1. Louise Suggs:

    Golf is very much like a love affair, if you don't take it seriously, it's no fun, if you do, it breaks your heart. Don't break your heart, but flirt with the possibility.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    God created the flirt as soon as he made the fool.

  3. Le Drian:

    This initiative is unwelcome. It shows a sort of irritation, it is always dangerous to flirt with the red lines, but the initiative taken ... remains totally within the framework of the Vienna (nuclear) deal.

  4. Rue McClanahan:

    Bea came from a New York stage point of view, she always had what we call ‘the fourth wall.’ And Betty came from a television point of view. She would flirt with the audience, and pull up her skirt and say, ‘Hi sailor.’ But Bea never acknowledged the audience.

  5. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:

    Excuse me, for I must speak plainly. If you, my dear father, will not take the trouble of checking her exuberant spirits, and of teaching her that her present pursuits are not to be the business of her life, she will soon be beyond the reach of amendment. Her character will be fixed, and she will, at sixteen, be the most determined flirt that ever made herself or her family ridiculous; a flirt, too, in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation; without any attraction beyond youth and a tolerable person; and, from the ignorance

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