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flirtation Explained

flirtation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[flə'teıʃən]

flirtation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n
1 [C] a short period of time during which you are interested in something: flirtation with// --He started his own business last year, after a brief flirtation with political life.//
2 [U] behaviour that shows you are attracted to someone sexually: --She had no objection to a little mild flirtation .//
3 [C] a short sexual relationship which is not serious: fling// flirtation with// --She had a brief flirtation with one of the maths students.//

flirtation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

89 Moby Thesaurus words for "flirtation":
adulterous affair, adultery, affair, agacerie, allure, allurement,
amorous looks, amour, appeal, attraction, attractiveness,
beguilement, beguiling, bewitchery, bewitchment, blandishment,
cajolery, captivation, charisma, charm, charmingness, come-hither,
come-hither look, coquetry, coquettish glances, coquettishness,
coyness, cuckoldry, dabbling, dalliance, dallying, enchantment,
entanglement, enthrallment, enticement, entrapment,
eternal triangle, fascination, fiddling, flirtatiousness, fooling,
fooling around, forbidden fruit, forbidden love, glamour,
goo-goo eyes, hanky-panky, idling, illicit love, inducement,
infidelity, interest, intrigue, inveiglement, invitation,
jerking off, kidding around, liaison, loitering, love affair,
magnetism, messing around, monkeying, monkeying around, ogle,
piddling, playing, playing around, pottering, puttering, romance,
romantic tie, seducement, seduction, seductiveness, sex appeal,
smattering, snaring, tantalization, temptation, tinkering, toying,
triangle, trifling, unfaithfulness, winning ways, winsomeness,
witchery, wooing

flirtation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Endearment): endearment, caress, fondling, dalliance, necking, petting, hanky-panky, caressing, embrace, kiss, smack, courtship, wooing, lovemaking, serenading, flirting, flirtation.

flirtation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [C, U] ~ with sth a short period of time during which sb is involved or interested in sth, often not seriously:
a brief and unsuccessful flirtation with the property market
2 [U] behaviour that shows you find sb sexually attractive but are not serious about them:
Frank's efforts at flirtation had become tiresome to her.
3 [C] ~ (with sb) a short sexual relationship with sb that is not taken seriously:
She had a mild flirtation with him when they first met.

Flirtation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flirtation \Flir*ta"tion\, n.
1. Playing at courtship; coquetry.

The flirtations and jealousies of our ball rooms.
--Macaulay.

flirtation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flirtation
n : playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest [syn: {flirt},
{flirting}, {coquetry}, {dalliance}, {toying}]

flirtation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » flirting

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /flɚˈteɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » s|-


  • Playing at courtship; coquetry.
    1. Inter: quote-book » year=1907|author=Category: w - :Harold Edward Bindloss|Harold Bindloss


    |title=The Dust of Conflict
    |chapter=4|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL4429277W
    |passage=The inquest on keeper Davidson was duly held, and at the commencement seemed likely to cause Tony Palliser less anxiety than he had expected. Northrop knew all about Tony's flirtation with Lucy Davidson, but it also knew a good deal more about that lady than Tony did, and exculpated him.
    1. An instance of flirting.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » playing at courtship

  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|սիրախաղ|tr=siraxał|sc=Armn

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|mànran|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Related terms

    * flirt

    Anagrams

    * filtration, triflation
    Translation: et » flirtation
    Translation: eo » flirtation
    Translation: fr » flirtation
    Translation: ko » flirtation
    Translation: it » flirtation
    Translation: my » flirtation
    Translation: pl » flirtation
    Translation: ta » flirtation
    Translation: te » flirtation
    Translation: vi » flirtation
    Translation: zh » flirtation