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English definition of “flirt”

flirt

verb [I]    /flɜrt/
to behave as if you are interested in someone, in a not serious way: They were flirting with each other at the party. fig. If he gets deeper into debt, he’s flirting with disaster (= he is risking very bad trouble). flirt    /flɜrt/ noun [C] He’s a shameless flirt.
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