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flirtation

[flur-tey-shuh n] /flɜrˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act or practice of flirting; coquetry.
2.
a love affair that is not serious.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; flirt + -ation
Related forms
flirtational, adjective
flirtationless, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for flirtational

flirtation

/flɜːˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
behaviour intended to arouse sexual feelings or advances without emotional commitment; coquetry
2.
any casual involvement without commitment: a flirtation with journalism
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Word Origin and History for flirtational

flirtation

n.

1718, noun of action from flirt (v.).

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