flirt with

flirt with
take into consideration, have in view (Freq. 1)

He entertained the notion of moving to South America

Syn: ↑entertain, ↑think of, ↑toy with, ↑think about
Hypernyms: ↑contemplate
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Somebody ——s VERB-ing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • flirt with — phr verb Flirt with is used with these nouns as the object: ↑idea …   Collocations dictionary

  • Flirt — Flirt, v. i. 1. To run and dart about; to act with giddiness, or from a desire to attract notice; especially, to play the coquette; to play at courtship; to coquet; as, they flirt with the young men. [1913 Webster] 2. To utter contemptuous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flirt — I n. an incorrigible; terrible flirt II v. (D; intr.) to flirt with * * * [flɜːt] terrible flirt (D; intr.) to flirt with an incorrigible …   Combinatory dictionary

  • flirt — Synonyms and related words: Circe, Don Juan, Lorelei, Parthenope, Siren, Sunday painter, allure, amateur, bait, bait the hook, beak, blandish, bob, brush, bunt, cajole, captive, cast coquettish glances, catch, charmer, chuck, coax, conquest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Flirt — Flirt, n. 1. A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer. [1913 Webster] Several little flirts and vibrations. Addison. [1913 Webster] With many a flirt and flutter. E. A. Poe. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. LG. flirtje, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flirt — Flirt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flirted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Flirting}.] [Cf. AS. fleard trifle, folly, fleardian to trifle.] 1. To throw with a jerk or quick effort; to fling suddenly; as, they flirt water in each other s faces; he flirted a glove, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flirt (film) — Flirt is a 1995 film directed by Hal Hartley. The story takes place in New York, Berlin and Tokyo, with each segment using the same dialogue.In New York, Bill (Bill Sage) struggles to decide whether he has a future with Emily (Parker Posey),… …   Wikipedia

  • Flirt FM — Infobox Radio station name = Flirt FM slogan = Galway s Student Station airdate = 1995 frequency = 101.3 MHz [ Listen Live Online] area = Galway Ireland format = Student owner = College Campus Radio Ltd. website =… …   Wikipedia

  • flirt — 1. noun /flɜː(ɹ)t,flɝt/ a) A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion; hence, a jeer. b) One who flirts; esp., a woman who acts with giddiness, or plays at courtship; a coquette; a pert girl. 2. verb /flɜː(ɹ)t,flɝ …   Wiktionary

  • flirt — I. verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1580 intransitive verb 1. to move erratically ; flit 2. a. to behave amorously without serious intent b. to show superficial or casual interest or liking < flirted w …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flirt — flirtingly, adv. /flerrt/, 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;… …   Universalium

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