[flur-tey-shuh s or flur-tee]
pertaining to or suggesting flirtation.
Related formsflir·ta·tious·ly, adverbflir·ta·tious·ness, nounnon·flir·ta·tious, adjectivenon·flir·ta·tious·ly, adverbnon·flir·ta·tious·ness, nounun·flir·ta·tious, adjectiveun·flir·ta·tious·ly, adverbun·flir·ta·tious·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for flirtatiously
Historical Examples of flirtatiously
At the swinging gate there was a girl-clerk who smiled up at him, flirtatiously.
At that moment the black gelding was flirtatiously crossing the drawbridge over the Charles on the Allston Road.
It was not as though West had kissed her, as a man might kiss a flirtatiously inclined woman.
He felt a sudden recrudescence of jealousy as he heard Ashton's voice unctuously, flirtatiously offering his wife hospitality.
British Dictionary definitions for flirtatiously
Derived Formsflirtatiously, adverbflirtatiousness, noun
given to flirtation
expressive of playful sexual invitationa flirtatious glance
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Word Origin and History for flirtatiously
1834, from flirtation + -ous. Related: Flirtatiously; flirtatiousness.
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