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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  utter  contemptuous  language,  with  an  air  of  disdain;  to 
  jeer  or  gibe.  [Obs.]  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flirt  \Flirt\,  n. 
  1.  A  sudden  jerk;  a  quick  throw  or  cast;  a  darting  motion; 
  hence  a  jeer. 
 
  Several  little  flirts  and  vibrations.  --Addison. 
 
  With  many  a  flirt  and  flutter.  --E.  A.  Poe. 
 
  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. 
 
  Several  young  flirts  about  town  had  a  design  to  cast 
  us  out  of  the  fashionable  world.  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flirt  \Flirt\,  a. 
  Pert;  wanton.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  To  toss  or  throw  about  to  move  playfully  to  and  fro;  as 
  to  flirt  a  fan. 
 
  3.  To  jeer  at  to  treat  with  contempt;  to  mock.  [Obs.] 
 
  I  am  ashamed;  I  am  scorned;  I  am  flirted.  --Beau.  & 
  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flirt 
  n  1:  a  seductive  woman  who  uses  her  sex  appeal  to  exploit  men 
  [syn:  {coquette},  {vamp},  {vamper},  {minx},  {tease},  {prickteaser}] 
  2:  playful  behavior  intended  to  arouse  sexual  interest  [syn:  {flirting}, 
  {flirtation},  {coquetry},  {dalliance},  {toying}] 
  v  1:  talk  amorously;  "The  guys  always  try  to  chat  up  the  new 
  secretaries";  "My  husband  never  flirts  with  other  women" 
  [syn:  {chat  up},  {dally},  {coquet},  {coquette},  {romance}, 
  {philander},  {mash}] 
  2:  behave  carelessly  or  indifferently;  "Play  about  with  a  young 
  girl's  affection"  [syn:  {dally},  {toy},  {play}] 




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