Origin of flirtation
Examples from the Web for flirtation
When asked by the BBC about his flirtation with 9/11 denialism—just asking questions, people!
In that economy, the price of a smile would only be a smile, and flirtation could be exchanged only for flirtation.
As the balloons and electricity scared us, inhibitions were naturally lowered and I saw the flirtation begin.
All told, the shutdown and flirtation with default cost America north of $20 billion.The Tea Party, Not Democrats or Republicans, Is the Problem|Jon Favreau|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The flirtation with Weld is seemingly over, and Bill plays Hillary both “Happy Birthday” and “Hail to the Chief” on the saxophone.Some of the Juiciest Bits of ‘Rodham,’ the Hillary Clinton Movie Biopic: Sex, Scandal, More|Marlow Stern|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your flirtation with Naida this afternoon was most pronounced, and you went out of your way to ask her to dine to-night.The Great Prince Shan|E. Phillips Oppenheim
It may be questioned whether there is any etiquette in flirtation.The Etiquette of Engagement and Marriage|G. R. M. Devereux
In fact, for test purposes, dark séances are a mistake, though they are admirable for a flirtation.Mystic London:|Charles Maurice Davies
While it confessed to a flirtation in the past, it also admitted a project for the future.The Great Miss Driver|Anthony Hope
But while we laugh at Saratoga, its dancing, dressing and flirtation, it is yet not without its lessons for an observing eye.Saratoga and How to See It|R. F. Dearborn
1718, noun of action from flirt (v.).