flirty


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flirt

 (flûrt)
v. flirt·ed, flirt·ing, flirts
v.intr.
1. To act as if one is sexually attracted to another person, usually in a playful manner.
2. To deal playfully, triflingly, or superficially with: flirt with danger.
3. To move abruptly or jerkily: The cat's tail flirted as the cat eyed the bird.
v.tr.
1. To toss, flip, or jerk suddenly: flirted the lit match to put it out.
2. To cause to move quickly: "He flirted the dinghy round the big ship" (Rudyard Kipling).
n.
1. One given to flirting.
2. An abrupt jerking movement.

[Origin unknown.]

flirt′y adj.
Synonyms: flirt, dally, toy, trifle
These verbs mean to deal lightly, casually, or flippantly with someone or something: flirted with the idea of getting a job; dallied with playing in a band; toyed with the problem; a person not to be trifled with.
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flirty

adjective
Given to flirting:
Translations

flirty

[ˈflɜːtɪ] ADJ [person, dress, smile] → coqueto

flirty

[ˈflɜːrti] adj
[person] → dragueur/euse
[clothes] → sexy inv

flirty

adj
woman, behaviourkokett
clothessexy
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