What does flirting mean?

Definitions for flirting
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying(noun)

    playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flirting

    of Flirt

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  1. Flirting

    Flirting or coquetry is a social and sometimes sexual activity involving verbal or written communication as well as body language by one person to another, suggesting an interest in a deeper relationship with the other person. In most cultures, it is socially disapproved for a person to make explicitly sexual advances, but indirect or suggestive advances may at times be considered acceptable. On the other hand, some people flirt playfully, for amusement. A female, especially a young one, who flirts playfully is sometimes called a coquette or in slang a cock tease; while a male flirt may be called a womanizer or player. Flirting usually involves speaking and behaving in a way that suggests a mildly greater intimacy than the actual relationship between the parties would justify, though within the rules of social etiquette, which generally disapproves of a direct expression of sexual interest. This may be accomplished by communicating a sense of playfulness or irony. Double entendres, with one meaning more formally appropriate and another more suggestive, may be used. Body language can include flicking the hair, eye contact, brief touching, open stances, proximity etc. Verbal communication of interest can include the vocal tone, such as pace, volume, intonation. Challenges serve to increase tension, test intention and congruity.

How to pronounce flirting ?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say flirting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flirting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flirting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of flirting in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    We are now flirting with disaster.

  2. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    Now I get why I'm incapable of Flirting for I can't Lie!

  3. Senator Kagan:

    Many butt-slappers and thigh-strokers fancy that they are merely flirting and flattering.

  4. Sadiq Khan:

    I'm confident that people who are currently flirting with the idea of voting Green will end up voting Labor on election day.

  5. Frank Gehrke:

    California winters are very changeable. You can go like we (had) two years ago, driest on record, to this year flirting for a while with maximum on record, right now, we are looking at probably around 160% of average for this time of the year.

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