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 Meanings and Examples of FLIRT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
flirt
 n.  deal playfully; move abruptly; toss or flip suddenly
Classic Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
1  And she would flirt with every man there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  If simpering, coquetry or empty-headedness would attract him, she would gladly play the flirt and be more empty-headed than even Cathleen Calvert.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  He had always wanted girls to flirt and frolic with him as they did with boys much less handsome and less endowed with this world's goods than he.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
4  She wasn't a girl who could dance and flirt and she wasn't a wife who could sit with other wives and criticize the dancing and flirting girls.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
5  Widows should be old--so terribly old they didn't want to dance and flirt and be admired.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
6  "Well, if you think I'll marry you to pay for the bonnet, I won't," she said daringly and gave her head a saucy flirt that set the plume to bobbing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
7  She had but little of the curiosity of the flirt, and none of the intrigante's joy in furtiveness.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  He doesn't smoke and he doesn't go to bazaars and he doesn't flirt and he doesn't damn anything or damn all.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
9  She has no priest to flirt with, he thought with conscious bitterness, remembering how he had seen her last.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
10  I hope I have not done wrong, for as sleep begins to flirt with me, a new fear comes: that I may have been foolish in thus depriving myself of the power of waking.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
11  My dear fellow, the way you flirt with Gwendolen is perfectly disgraceful.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In FIRST ACT
12  Well, in the first place girls never marry the men they flirt with.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In FIRST ACT
13  The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In FIRST ACT
14  "No, I drank champagne and romped and tried to flirt, and was altogether abominable," said Meg self-reproachfully.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
15  I'll harrrow up your feelings first by asking if you don't think you are something of a flirt, said Laurie, as Jo nodded to Fred as a sign that peace was declared.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
Example Sentence:
1  I think a lot of people are using cell phones to reach out to a new partner and also to flirt an existing partner.
2  I'm flirting with the idea of taking a year off and travelling round the world.