flirtation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “flirtation” in the English Dictionary

"flirtation" in British English

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uk   /flɜːˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /flɝː-/

flirtation noun (SEXUAL ATTRACTION)

[C or U] a ​situation in which someone ​behaves as if ​sexuallyattracted to another ​person, without being ​seriouslyinterested: It was a ​harmless flirtation and nothing more.

flirtation noun (INTEREST)

[S] a ​shortperiod of being ​interested in something or doing something: a ​brief flirtation with ​communism
(Definition of flirtation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flirtationnoun [C]

 us   /flərˈteɪ·ʃən/
a ​shortperiod of ​interest in something: He ​thought about ​running for ​Congress, but his flirtation with a ​Houserun was ​short-lived.
(Definition of flirtation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flirtation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 性吸引, 调情…
in Chinese (Traditional) 性吸引, 調情…
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