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Meaning of FLIRT

Pronunciation:  flurt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
  2. [n]  a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  3. [v]  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. [v]  behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection"

FLIRT is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: butterfly, chat up, coquet, coquetry, coquette, coquette, dalliance, dally, dally, flirtation, flirting, mash, minx, philander, play, prickteaser, romance, tease, toy, toying, vamp, vamper
 See Also: act, adult female, caper, frolic, gambol, move, play, romp, speak, talk, vamp, wanton, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flirt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flirted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Flirting}.] [Cf. AS. fleard trifle, folly, fleardian to
    1. 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.
    2. To toss or throw about; to move playfully to and fro; as,
       to flirt a fan.
    3. To jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock. [Obs.]
             I am ashamed; I am scorned; I am flirted. --Beau. &
  2. \Flirt\, v. i.
    1. 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.
    2. To utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain; to
       jeer or gibe. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl.
  3. \Flirt\, n.
    1. A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion;
       hence, a jeer.
             Several little flirts and vibrations. --Addison.
             With many a flirt and flutter.        --E. A. Poe.
    2. [Cf. LG. flirtje, G. flirtchen. See {Flirt}, v. t.] One
       who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or
       plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl.
             Several young flirts about town had a design to cast
             us out of the fashionable world.      --Addison.
  4. \Flirt\, a.
    Pert; wanton. [Obs.]
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are flirting, represents your need for intimacy and affection. You may be about to enter into a serious commitment or relationship in the near future.
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