verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of flirt
Related formsflirt·ing·ly, adverbflirt·y, adjective, flirt·i·er, flirt·i·est
Examples from the Web for flirt
The girls were so blasé about the men who came in to flirt with them—I mean genuinely blasé.
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.
Kurt responded with a flirt of his own: He grabbed Courtney and wrestled her to the ground.
She was also a buxom beauty, a kind of nineteenth century bombshell who loved to flirt.
That horrid de Fresnoy woman is trying to flirt with you, Parsnips.The Monster|Edgar Saltus
She was young, good-looking, and men were inclined to flirt with her, or rather to attempt it.Jennie Gerhardt|Theodore Dreiser
The ladies betake themselves to the lobbies to flirt, fan, and refresh themselves with ice 'sorbetes.'The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman
Open here I flung the shutter, when, with many a flirt and flutter, In there stepp'd a stately Raven of the saintly days of yore.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
I'll take care not to flirt with him, and I wouldn't like him to think me not nice.Some Everyday Folk and Dawn|Miles Franklin