pleasantly flirtatious; playful:We exchanged a few flirty texts, but nothing came of it.
(of apparel) having a charming or playful appeal, often in the form of elements traditionally considered feminine, such as light fabrics, bright colors, flounces, and ruffles, and often exposing bare skin:I tried on one of the boutique's “flirty dresses” and it reminded me of the outfit I wore to my sixth birthday party.
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How to use flirty in a sentence
After a worrisome start, with Jarrette kinda-sorta proposing to Mallory first in the pods, they seem to have developed a nice, flirty rapport, and as far as I can tell the chemistry is there too.The Love Is Blind Season 2 Finale Is a Week Away. Let’s Make Some Predictions | Eliana Dockterman | February 18, 2022 | Time
It’s in this bag of flirty jerky that offers a savory spin on holiday-staple conversation hearts, featuring laser-etched phrases like “Meat Me,” “XoXo” and “Beef Mine.”Valentine’s Day gifts for the queer love in your life | Mikey Rox | February 3, 2022 | Washington Blade
Corrin, so mischievous and flirty in those early scenes, helps us see that ambition in the very young Diana.Why Princess Diana Is So Hard to Get Right Onscreen | Stephanie Zacharek | October 26, 2021 | Time
Like mosquitoes, they survive on animal blood, and their flirty name comes from their propensity for landing on your face while you sleep.
Every time I saw her I was delighted by her flirty, irreverent spirit.
Alexander is everything Turing is not—gregarious, flirty, and, you guessed it, charming.From ‘The Good Wife’ to ‘The Imitation Game’: Matthew Goode Wages His Charm Offensive | Kevin Fallon | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Newmark was approached online by “Sophie Wittams,” a blond, flirty, “twentysomething Tory PR girl.”U.K. Tabloid Absurdly Claims ‘Public Interest’ Served in Politician’s Sex Sting | Lizzie Crocker | September 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She says her posts have changed from flirty Maxim-style bikini shots to controlled images from the waist up.Porn Stars Want to Know: Why Did Facebook Delete Me? | Aurora Snow | August 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you start the story about your buddy, you better be prepared to rewrite flirty section on the fly.
The British designer's Spring/Summer 2014 collection was a nod to summer with daisy motifs and flirty frocks.
I liked her better when she was flighty and flirty, that I did—a deal better.A Life For a Love | L. T. Meade
If there is anything on earth that I detest, it is a flirty married woman.Phemie Frost's Experiences | Ann S. Stephens
When your disdainful looks classed me with a flirty kitchen-wench I rebelled at last.Petticoat Rule | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
To relieve the tedium some of the young fellows who were in the crowd began to chaff some of the lassies in a flirty way.An American Hobo in Europe | Ben Goodkind
From thirty to fifty Lady Kirkbank had been known as a flirty matron.Phantom Fortune, A Novel | M. E. Braddon