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flirtatious

adjective

Synonyms of flirtatious

feeling or showing a sexual attraction for someone that is usually not meant to be taken seriously
  • feeling flirtatious
  • a flirtatious smile
  • a flirtatious mood

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Antonyms & Near Antonyms for flirtatious

  • uncoy
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The first known use of flirtatious was in 1834

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“Flirtatious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flirtatious. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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