Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of flirt.

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  • n. playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

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Examples

  • And flirting is always fun! on November 29, 2008 at 2: 24 pm | Reply Paula

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  • Thomas was particularly dominant against Carolina's injury-depleted lineup in flirting with the sixth shutout of his career, before Whitney got the Hurricanes 'offense going in the final moments.

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  • Romantic flirting is all about frisson management – an intimation (and no more) of physical closeness.

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  • Non-sexual flirting is a powerful social and professional tool, but it should never be a transparent attempt at self-advance-ment.

    Where is the Fine Line Between Chivalry and Sexism? | Impact Lab

  • Remember that social/professional flirting is a mind-game.

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  • These days more writers are staying involved though the whole process, even if it means staying up for so long they begin flirting with psychosis.

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  • I saw him settling back quite comfortable, as if for a good talk, and thought I, 'If there is anything coming it may as well come soon and be done with, for with all these rags to dye before supper I have no time to waste in flirting,' so I spoke right out.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • Others again mean by it the whole bundle of silly and sentimental manners which some men and some women assume when in the presence of the other sex, and in that sense of the word flirting means just exactly the foolish thing that common sense would declare it to be.

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  • What is commonly called flirting, and what _she_ called bowling people over, she regarded as a species of field-sport.

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  • She could not believe him as careless of himself as of her, but judged he was what he would to himself call flirting with her -- which had the more danger for

    Weighed and Wanting

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