Definition of flirtation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//flɜːˈteɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//flɜːrˈteɪʃn//
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] flirtation with something a short period of time during which somebody is involved or interested in something, often not seriously a brief and unsuccessful flirtation with the property market
  2. 2[uncountable] behaviour that shows you find somebody sexually attractive but are not serious about them Frank's efforts at flirtation had become tiresome to her. See related entries: Romance
  3. 3[countable] flirtation (with somebody) a short sexual relationship with somebody that is not taken seriously She had a mild flirtation with him when they first met.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flirtation