French Translation of “flirt” | Collins English-French Dictionary


intransitive verb

1.  (with person) flirter


to flirt with an idea caresser une idée


(= person) dragueur/euse m/f

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Example Sentences Including ‘flirt’

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And flirting is all about showing interest.

The Sun (2010)

Has he also flirted with the idea of quitting?

Times, Sunday Times (2010)

She flirts; he plays along.

Times, Sunday Times (2013)

She was a terrible flirt but I just took it as banter.

The Sun (2008)

This guy has always been fun, flirting and messing about.

The Sun (2013)

We flirted a lot that night and then arranged to meet.

The Sun (2012)

You might be amazed by a person flirting with you yet it soon turns to love.

The Sun (2016)

You’re ready to do some flirting with that person who has been on your mind all year.

The Sun (2014)

But he admits the club need to invest in the summer to avoid another season of flirting with relegation.

The Sun (2015)

He came under fire for fielding a young side last season and flirting with relegation.

The Sun (2013)

They have been flirting with relegation for a number of years.

The Sun (2016)

I had no idea my flirting tactics identified me as part of a social group.

Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Oh, she could be a terrible flirt!

Times, Sunday Times (2006)

I have always been a terrible flirt as it made me feel better.

The Sun (2011)

The classes are fun and we flirted and joked about getting together.

The Sun (2016)

We flirted lots and arranged to meet up.

The Sun (2015)

We got on well and flirted outrageously.

The Sun (2006)

When she was younger, she flirted with the idea of a political career.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Iwas probably not the only person who flirted with the idea of putting the central heating on this week.

Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Labour is also flirting with the idea.

Times, Sunday Times (2012)

They live on the edge and flirt with death, yet they often seem more fully alive than anyone else I have met.

Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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‘flirt’ in Other Languages

British English







A flirt is someone who flirts a lot.

I’m not a flirt. I like being with one person.

  • American English: flirt
  • Arabic: مُغَازِل

    حركة خاطفة

  • Brazilian Portuguese: paquerador
  • Chinese: 调情的人
  • Croatian: zavodnik
  • Czech: flirtující muž
  • Danish: flirt
  • Dutch: flirt
  • European Spanish: ligón
  • Finnish: flirttailija
  • French: dragueur
  • German: flirtende Person
  • Greek: φλερτ
  • Italian: flirt
  • Japanese: 浮気者
  • Korean: 바람둥이
  • Norwegian: flørt
  • Polish: flirt
  • European Portuguese: flirt
  • Romanian: nestatornic
  • Russian: кокетка
  • Latin American Spanish: coqueto
  • Swedish: flört
  • Thai: คนเจ้าชู้
  • Turkish: flört
  • Ukrainian: флірт
  • Vietnamese: người hay tán tỉnh

British English







If you flirt with someone, you behave as if you are sexually attracted to them, in a playful or not very serious way.

Dad flirts with all the ladies.

  • American English: flirt
  • Arabic: يُغَازِلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: paquerar
  • Chinese: 调情
  • Croatian: očijukati
  • Czech: flirtovat
  • Danish: flirte
  • Dutch: flirten
  • European Spanish: coquetear
  • Finnish: flirttailla
  • French: draguer
  • German: flirten
  • Greek: φλερτάρω
  • Italian: flirtare
  • Japanese: 恋をもてあそぶ
  • Korean: 장난 삼아 연애하다
  • Norwegian: flørte
  • Polish: flirtować
  • European Portuguese: flertar
  • Romanian: a flirta
  • Russian: флиртовать
  • Latin American Spanish: coquetear
  • Swedish: flörta
  • Thai: เกี้ยวพาราสี
  • Turkish: flört etmek
  • Ukrainian: загравати
  • Vietnamese: tán tỉnh


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