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NOUN (2)

1. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men;
[syn: coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser]

2. playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest;
[syn: flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying]


VERB (2)

1. talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions;
- Example: "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"
- Example: "My husband never flirts with other women"
[syn: chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash]

2. behave carelessly or indifferently;
- Example: "Play about with a young girl's affection"
[syn: dally, toy, play, flirt]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flirt \Flirt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flirted; p. pr. & vb. n. Flirting.] [Cf. AS. fleard trifle, folly, fleardian to trifle.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To toss or throw about; to move playfully to and fro; as, to flirt a fan. [1913 Webster] 3. To jeer at; to treat with contempt; to mock. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I am ashamed; I am scorned; I am flirted. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flirt \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. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain; to jeer or gibe. [Obs.] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flirt \Flirt\, n. 1. A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer. [1913 Webster] Several little flirts and vibrations. --Addison. [1913 Webster] With many a flirt and flutter. --E. A. Poe. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Several young flirts about town had a design to cast us out of the fashionable world. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flirt \Flirt\, a. Pert; wanton. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flirt n 1: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men [syn: coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser] 2: playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest [syn: flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying] v 1: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women" [syn: chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash] 2: behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection" [syn: dally, toy, play, flirt]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

164 Moby Thesaurus words for "flirt": Circe, Don Juan, Lorelei, Parthenope, Siren, Sunday painter, allure, amateur, bait, bait the hook, beak, blandish, bob, brush, bunt, cajole, captive, cast coquettish glances, catch, charmer, chuck, coax, conquest, consider, contemplate, coquet, coquette, dab, dabble, dabbler, dallier, dally, date, decoy, dilettante, draw, draw in, draw on, enchanter, enchantress, ensnare, entertain, entice, enticer, eye, femme fatale, fiddle, fiddle with, fiddle-faddle, fidget with, fillip, finger with, flick, flip, flirt with, flounce, fool, fool around, fool with, fribble, frivol, gallivant, give the come-on, gold digger, gold-dig, graze, hitch, honey, horse around, hussy, idle, inveigle, inveigler, jerk, jerk off, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, kid around, lady-killer, lead on, loiter, look sweet upon, lounge lizard, lure, make eyes at, masher, mess around, minx, monkey, monkey around, offer bait to, ogle, pat, peck, pet, philander, philanderer, pick, piddle, piddler, play, play around, play with, playboy, pluck, potter, potterer, putter, putterer, rap, rope in, run around, seduce, seducer, seductress, sheik, siren, smatter, smatterer, snake, snap, snatch, start, steady, string, strumpet, suck in, sudden pull, sweet patootie, sweetheart, sweetie, tantalize, tap, tease, teaser, tempter, temptress, think about, think of, tickle, tinker, tip, touch, toy, toy with, trifle, trifle with, trifler, tweak, twiddle, twitch, vamp, vampire, whisk, whore, wolf, woo, wrench, yank, yerk