flirtatious

[flur-tey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
given or inclined to flirtation.
2.
pertaining to or suggesting flirtation.
Also, flirty.


Origin:
1825–35; flirtat(ion) + -ious

flirtatiously, adverb
flirtatiousness, noun
nonflirtatious, adjective
nonflirtatiously, adverb
nonflirtatiousness, noun
unflirtatious, adjective
unflirtatiously, adverb
unflirtatiousness, noun
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flirt (flɜːt)
 
vb (usually foll by with) (usually foll by with)
1.  (intr) to behave or act amorously without emotional commitment; toy or play with another's affections; dally
2.  to deal playfully or carelessly (with something dangerous or serious); trifle: the motorcyclist flirted with death
3.  to think casually (about); toy (with): to flirt with the idea of leaving
4.  (intr) to move jerkily; dart; flit
5.  (tr) to subject to a sudden swift motion; flick or toss
 
n
6.  a person who acts flirtatiously
 
[C16: of uncertain origin]
 
'flirter
 
n
 
'flirty
 
adj
 
'flirtingly
 
adv

flirtatious (flɜːˈteɪʃəs)
 
adj
1.  given to flirtation
2.  expressive of playful sexual invitation: a flirtatious glance
 
flir'tatiously
 
adv
 
flir'tatiousness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

flirty
1840, from flirt + -y (2). Related: Flirtiness.

flirtatious
1834, from flirtation + -ous. Related: Flirtatiously; flirtatiousness.
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Example sentences
She's earned legions of fans with her uniquely feminine style and flirty
  designs, which flatter all sizes.
There's not a lot of gray area in being flirty with somebody.
These fun, flirty shades are sure to add some excitement to your winter
  manicure.
The flirty ruffles on this two-piece ensemble call to mind a flamenco dancer's
  dress.
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