Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Given to flirting.
  • adjective Full of playful allure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to flirtation.

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to flirtation.
  • adjective of a person Having a tendency to flirt often.

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

  • adjective 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.

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

    Unpretty

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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