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flirtverb [I]

uk   /flɜːt/  us   /flɝːt/
to behave as if sexually attracted to someone, although not seriously: Christina was flirting with just about every man in the room.
Phrasal verbs

flirtnoun [C]

uk   /flɜːt/  us   /flɝːt/
someone who behaves as if they are sexually attracted to a lot of people: He's a compulsive flirt.
flirty
adjective uk   /ˈflɜː.ti/  us   /ˈflɝː.t̬i/
behaving as if you are sexually attracted to someone, although not seriously: flirty comments a flirty woman
(Definition of flirt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flirtverb [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.
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(Definition of flirt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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