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flirt

verb [I]  us   /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
noun [C]  us   /flɜrt/
He’s a shameless flirt.
Phrasal verbs
Translations of “flirt”
in Arabic يُغازِل…
in Korean 추파를 던지다…
in Malaysian main cinta…
in French flirter…
in Turkish fingirdeşmek, flört etmek, kur yapmak…
in Italian flirtare, amoreggiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 調情,打情罵俏…
in Russian флиртовать, кокетничать…
in Polish flirtować…
in Vietnamese tán tỉnh, ve vãn…
in Spanish coquetear, flirtear…
in Portuguese paquerar…
in Thai เกี้ยวพาราสี…
in German flirten…
in Catalan flirtejar…
in Japanese (人が異性に)いちゃつく…
in Indonesian bercanda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 调情,打情骂俏…
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