flirt

If you're interested in someone romantically, you might flirt with them, which means to chat them up or tease them in a playful way.

Flirting is an indirect and fun way to let your crush know you're interested, like a seductive line or a few coy words. Or if there's a girl you've had your eye on, you might make a point of walking by her desk and saying hello every morning. But even if you don't have a love interest, you can still flirt. Driving carelessly is flirting with disaster: it's almost like you're toying with the idea of getting into an accident.

DEFINITIONS OF: flirt

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v talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

“My husband never flirts with other women”
Synonyms:
butterfly, chat up, coquet, coquette, dally, mash, philander, romance
Types:
wanton
engage in amorous play
vamp
act seductively with (someone)
Type of:
speak, talk
exchange thoughts; talk with

v behave carelessly or indifferently

Synonyms:
dally, play, toy
dally, play, trifle
consider not very seriously
Type of:
act, move
perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

n a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Synonyms:
coquette, minx, prickteaser, tease, vamp, vamper
Type of:
adult female, woman
an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

n playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

Synonyms:
coquetry, dalliance, flirtation, flirting, toying
Type of:
caper, frolic, gambol, play, romp
gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
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