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flirtatious

[ flur-tey-shuhs ]
/ flɜrˈteɪ ʃəs /
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adjective
given or inclined to flirtation.
pertaining to or suggesting flirtation.
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Also Informal, flirt·y [flur-tee] /ˈflɜr ti/ .

Origin of flirtatious

First recorded in 1825–35; flirtat(ion) + -ious

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British Dictionary definitions for flirtatious

flirtatious
/ (flɜːˈteɪʃəs) /

adjective
given to flirtation
expressive of playful sexual invitationa flirtatious glance

Derived forms of flirtatious

flirtatiously, adverbflirtatiousness, noun
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