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FLIRT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flirt mean? 

FLIRT (noun)
  The noun FLIRT has 2 senses:

1. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
2. playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

  Familiarity information: FLIRT used as a noun is rare.


FLIRT (verb)
  The verb FLIRT has 2 senses:

1. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
2. behave carelessly or indifferently

  Familiarity information: FLIRT used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLIRT (noun)


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Meaning:

A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

vamper; prickteaser; minx; flirt; coquette; vamp; tease

Hypernyms ("flirt" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))


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Meaning:

Playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

coquetry; flirtation; flirting; toying; dalliance; flirt

Hypernyms ("flirt" is a kind of...):

caper; frolic; gambol; play; romp (gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement)


FLIRT (verb)


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Meaning:

Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

chat up; coquet; coquette; flirt; philander; mash; romance; dally; butterfly

Context examples:

The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries / My husband never flirts with other women

Hypernyms (to "flirt" is one way to...):

speak; talk (exchange thoughts; talk with)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "flirt"):

wanton (engage in amorous play)

vamp (act seductively with (someone))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam wants to flirt with Sue


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Meaning:

Behave carelessly or indifferently

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

dally; toy; flirt; play

Context example:

Play about with a young girl's affection

Hypernyms (to "flirt" is one way to...):

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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