Pronunciation: (flûrt),[key] —v.i. 1. to court triflingly or act amorously without serious intentions; play at love; coquet.
2. to trifle or toy, as with an idea: She flirted with the notion of buying a sports car. 3. to move with a jerk or jerks; dart about: butterflies flirting from flower to flower.
—v.t. 1. to give a sudden or brisk motion to; wave smartly, as a fan.
2. to throw or propel with a toss or jerk; fling suddenly.
—n. 1. Also,flirt'er.a person who is given to flirting.
2. a quick throw or toss; sudden jerk or darting motion.