Origin of flirt
OTHER WORDS FROM flirtflirt·ing·ly, adverbflirt·y, adjective, flirt·i·er, flirt·i·est
Words nearby flirt
How to use flirt in a sentence
The girls were so blasé about the men who came in to flirt with them—I mean genuinely blasé.
And Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest would openly flirt with each other on American Idol?In Praise of ‘Dating Naked’ and the Glorious Rise of Butts on Reality TV|Kevin Fallon|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One will not know until the next round—the quarterfinals—when this mediocre Brazil team will once again flirt with defeat.World Cup 2014 Nail-Biter: Host Country Brazil Defeats Chile on Penalty Kicks|Tunku Varadarajan|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So too the many variations on its theme, each fueled by our limitless urge to flirt.
“You look like Dave Pirner,” she said to him, meaning the remark to sound like a small insult, but also a flirt.
I like him, said Dinah; he doesnt flirt with the girls; he always talks to the old ladies.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
One can walk, flirt and dance in a Merveilleuse costume, but it is next to impossible to sit down in it.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Don't flirt with him,—that isn't the rle, but talk kindly to him, and thereby find out all you can about the Everett bunch.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
That confounded money-eating little flirt of a Pansy will give me the royal shake the moment she gets wise.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
There is something in his eye and the expressive flirt of his tail that seems to suggest strange doings.