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Definition 1: playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for flirt in the sense of this definition

(flirt is a kind of ...) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

"it was all done in play" "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"

Definition 2: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for flirt in the sense of this definition

(flirt is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

Definition 3: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions - [verb of communication]

Samples where flirt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for flirt in the sense of this definition

(flirt is a kind of ...) exchange thoughts; talk with

"We often talk business" "Actions talk louder than words"

(... is a kind of flirt ) engage in amorous play

(... is a kind of flirt ) act seductively with (someone)

Samples where flirt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Play about with a young girl's affection

Synonyms for flirt in the sense of this definition

(flirt is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(flirt has a similar meaning as ...) consider not very seriously

"He is trifling with her" "She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania"

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