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Definition of "flirt" []

  • To make playfully romantic or sexual overtures. (verb-intransitive)
  • To deal playfully, triflingly, or superficially with: flirt with danger. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move abruptly or jerkily. (verb-intransitive)
  • To toss or flip suddenly. (verb-transitive)
  • To move quickly. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flirt" in a sentence
  • "I think being a good flirt is something that kind of happens naturally when you feel comfortable and confident in yourself."
  • "I will venture that sometimes writers write the apocalyptically good sex scene because of what Russell identifies: the lazy presumption (unless it is written by Anais Nin) that the character is a thin flirt of a disguise for the writer."
  • "She was called a flirt and had elegant tattoos on her legs, left palm, and even one on her tongue."