Meaning of FLIRT in English


(~s, ~ing, ~ed)


If you ~ with someone, you behave as if you are sexually attracted to them, in a playful or not very serious way.

Dad’s ~ing with all the ladies, or they’re all ~ing with him, as usual...

He ~s outrageously.

V-RECIP: V with n, V (non-recip)

~ation (~ations)

...a professor who has a ~ation with a student...

She was aware of his attempts at ~ation.

N-VAR: oft N with n


Someone who is a ~ likes to ~ a lot.



If you ~ with the idea of something, you consider it but do not do anything about it.

Di Pietro, 45, has been ~ing with the idea of a political career.

VERB: V with n


...the party’s brief ~ation with economic liberalism.


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