Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Given to flirting.
  • adj. Full of playful allure: a flirtatious glance.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to flirtation.
  • adj. Having a tendency to flirt often.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to flirtation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. like a coquette

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Examples

  • And she found that these up-and-coming or successful women were frequently described as flirtatious, gorgeous, charismatic beauties.

    The American Prospect Articles

  • He gave her what could only be described as a flirtatious smile.

    Unpretty

  • And re 'The Reason for the Visit': Crowley has a habit of being what I can only describe as flirtatious about certain details.

    Novelties and Souvenirs: Collected Short Fiction by John Crowley

  • For all the animation of her ways, which might almost be described as flirtatious, Lord Quinn did not believe his nephew would have mistaken Lady Anna Marlowe for an easy or even a possible conquest.

    Heartless

  • Bob Dechert calls "flirtatious" messages he sent to a journalist with China's state media part of an innocent friendship but among the cache of leaked e-mails that brought this to light is an especially personal letter about an entanglement gone sour - one that raises more questions.

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  • Garrett was best known as the flirtatious girl in love with the shy Sinatra in "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and "On the Town," both in 1949, and later in life she became well-known to TV audiences with recurring roles in the 1970s sitcoms "All in the the Family" and "Laverne and Shirley."

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  • Garrett was best known as the flirtatious girl in love with the shy Sinatra in "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and "On the Town," both in 1949, and later in life she became well-known to TV audiences with recurring roles in the 1970s sitcoms "All in the Family" and "Laverne and Shirley."

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  • His character is described as a flirtatious paramedic, a veteran of the Gulf War (the first one), and a medical student

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • He was a man who was obviously well versed in the ways of her sex, in its vanities and vulnerabilities, and it would be as well to ensure that he was aware right from the start that, close neighbours though they might be, she was simply not interested in the kind of flirtatious, meaningless affair in which he no doubt specialised and that he might just as well save his flattery and his kisses for someone more appreciative of them.

    A Time to Dream

  • She says she doesn't have to whore herself out to win the money -- well, I would call your flirtatious relationship with Craig on the date kind of doing that, Elizabeth.

    From Inside the Box

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