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flirt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flirt

  1. a person who playfully shows another amorous attention he's just a harmless flirt, so don't take him seriously Synonyms of flirt flirter, wanton Words Related to flirt coquet; coquette, jade, soubrette; vamp


flirt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flirt

  1. 1 to show a sexual attraction for someone just for fun the servers at that restaurant flirt with all the customers Synonyms of flirt coquet (or coquette), dally, frivol, mess around, toy, trifle Words Related to flirt vamp; court, mash, woo; josh, kid, put on, razz, rib, tease; fool, lead on, string along; manipulate, play (with)

  2. 2 to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements lazily watched the butterflies flirting among the wildflowers Synonyms of flirt dance, dart, flick, flicker, flit, flitter, flutter, zipWords Related to flirt dash, fly, sail, shoot, speed, sprint, zing, zoom; scamper, scud, scurry, scuttle, skip, skitter; meander, ramble, roam, wanderNear Antonyms of flirt float, hang, hover

Synonym Discussion of flirt

trifle, toy, dally, flirt, coquet mean to deal with or act toward without serious purpose. trifle may imply playfulness, unconcern, indulgent contempt.
    • to trifle with a lover's feelings
toy implies acting without full attention or serious exertion of one's powers.
    • a political novice toying with great issues
dally suggests indulging in thoughts or plans merely as an amusement.
    • dallying with the idea of building a boat someday
flirt implies an interest or attention that soon passes to another object.
    • flirted with one fashionable ism after another
coquet implies attracting interest or admiration without serious intention.
    • companies that coquet with environmentalism solely for public relations

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