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flirtatious

adjective uk   /flɜːˈteɪ.ʃəs/ us    /flɝː-/
behaving as if you are sexually attracted to someone, especially not in a serious way: She's very flirtatious. a flirtatious relationship
flirtatiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
flirtatiousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “flirtatious”
in Chinese (Traditional) 打情罵俏的,輕佻的…
in Russian кокетливый…
in Turkish cilveli, fıkırdak, tahrik edici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打情骂俏的,轻佻的…
in Polish zalotny…
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