FLIRT, verb transitive flurt. [This word evidently belongs to the root of Latin floreo, or ploro, signifying to throw, and coinciding with blurt.]
1. To throw with a jerk or sudden effort or exertion. The boys flirt water in each other's faces. He flirted a glove or a handkerchief.
2. To toss or throw; to move suddenly; as, to flirt a fan.
FLIRT, verb intransitive
1. To jeer or gibe; to throw harsh or sarcastic words; to utter contemptuous language, with an air of disdain.
2. To run and dart about; to be moving hastily from place to place; to be unsteady or fluttering. The girls flirt about the room or the street.
1. A sudden jerk; a quick throw or cast; a darting motion.
In unfurling the fan are several little flirts and vibrations.
2. A young girl who moves hastily or frequently from place to place; a pert girl.
Several young flirts about town had a design to cast us out of the fashionable world.
FLIRT, adjective Pert; wanton.