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adv.1.In a flirting manner.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A young lady teacher inquired: "Where are you going for the summer holidays Mr Poskit?" He said: "Kingston Jamaica." Flirtingly she said: "Wouldn't you like to take someone with you?" "That would be like taking sandwiches to a banquet dear," he replied.
Cleopatra is flirtingly reminiscing about Caesar's father's kissing when Antony enters with Enobarbus and (partly rightly) reads the image as Cleopatra's giving of 'Fauours' (TLN 2256).
The seductive little scene where Mandy and Vandy and Archer, surviving many attacks by the rebels, run into an apparently disciplined and determined Kamajors (the pro-government militia) goes well enough until you remember, if you knew already, that the Kamajors would not have allowed a woman to so flirtingly hobnob with them, as Mandy does in the film.