Definition of flirtatiousness in US English:



  • See flirtatious

    • ‘I whacked his arm at his playful flirtatiousness, actually starting to consider that maybe Connor had not been winding me up earlier.’
    • ‘The instructions are proposals, invitations - but there's undoubtedly an element of flirtatiousness and temptation in what I propose - people have to make their choices about what they'll do and what they won't do.’
    • ‘Her eyes became a tumult of lascivious flirtatiousness and her lips went all rude.’
    • ‘For one thing, there was not an ounce of flirtatiousness in his tone whatsoever.’
    • ‘Gerald's moral as well as more conventional education is put in the hands of three very different young men, two of whom are more distracted by Margot's flirtatiousness than by Gerald's zoological enthusiasm.’