playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
- Frank's efforts at flirtation had become tiresome to her.
- A casual flirtation could turn into something far more serious around that time.
- I think he realizes that his presumptuous little flirtation is over.
- She had a mild flirtation with him when they first met.
If he got as far as the flirtation stage..sheer perversity..might carry him on to more definite courtship.出自： attrib.