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, prickteasernoun

    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

  2. flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toyingverb

    playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

  3. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mashverb

    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, flirtverb

    behave carelessly or indifferently

    "Play about with a young girl's affection"

Wiktionary

  1. flirtnoun

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

  2. flirtnoun

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

  3. flirtverb

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

  4. flirtverb

    To jeer at; to mock.

  5. flirtverb

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

  6. flirtverb

    To blurt out.

  7. flirtverb

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

  8. flirtadjective

    pert; wanton

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flirtverb

    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. Flirtverb

    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. Flirtverb

    to jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock

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

  4. Flirtverb

    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. Flirtverb

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

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

  6. Flirtnoun

    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. Flirtverb

    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. Flirtadjective

    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. Victor Hugo:

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

  2. 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

  3. Justin Chase Campbell:

    After love is lost only thing left to flirt with are the facts.

  4. Ryan Britt:

    I think a lot of heterosexual men learned how to flirt from Han Solo and Indiana Jones. But men like me grew up and realized you can't act like Han Solo. Han Solo is kind of a jerk.

  5. Anna Liss:

    I really thought the flirt wasn’t about having sex.

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