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Flirtatiousness

See also Seduction.
Boop, Betty
comic strip character who flirts to win over boys. [Comics: Horn, 110]
can-can
boisterous and indecorous French dance designed to arouse audiences. [Fr. Hist.: Scholes, 151]
Célimène
unabashed coquette wooed by Alceste. [Fr. Lit.: The Misanthrope]
Columbine
light-hearted, flirtatious girl. [Ital. Lit.: Walsh Classical, 83]
dandelion
traditional symbol of flirtation. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 413]
daylily
traditional symbol of flirtation. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
fan
symbol of coquetry. [Folklore: Jobes, 370]
Frasquita
woman character chiefly remembered for her flirtatiousness toward old Don Eugenio. [Ger. Opera: Wolf, The Magistrate, Westerman, 262]
Habanera
Carmen’s “love is a wild bird” provokes hearers. [Fr. Opera: Bizet, Carmen, Westerman, 189–190]
Jiménez, Pepita
young widow coquettishly distracts seminarian; love unfolds. [Span. Lit.: Pepita Jiménez]
Julie, Miss
young gentlewoman high-handedly engages servant’s love. [Swed. Lit.: Miss Julie in Plays by August Strindberg]
Musetta
leads on Alcindoro while pursuing Marcello. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, La Bohème, Westerman, 349]
O’Hara
Scarlett hot-tempered heroine-coquette who wooed Southern Gentlemen. [Am. Lit.: Gone With The Wind]
Varden, Dolly
Watteau-style colorful costume: broad-brimmed hat and dress with deep cleavage; honors Dickens character. [Br. Costume: Misc.; Br. Lit.: Barnaby Rudge, Espy, 272]
West, Mae
(1892–1980) actress personified as a vamp; known for her famous line, “Come up and see me some time.” [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 759]
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Moscow came second, Rome placed eighth and Madrid 31st, Paris 38th, London 57th, Berlin 79th, and New York 89th in the study of nearly 200 cities across the world in which Badoo analyzed 12 million flirtatious contacts made during a month, with 108 million users chatting and flirting in 180 countries.
Moscow came second, while Rome placed 8th and Madrid 31st, Paris 38th, London 57th, Berlin 79th, and New York 89th in the study of nearly 200 cities across the world in which Badoo analysed 12 million flirtatious contacts made during a month, with 108 million users chatting and flirting in 180 countries.
Engaging victims in playful and flirtatious chat like this is a sure fire way to hook people in and entice them to part with sensitive information.
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In one study, roughly 35 male participants met flirtatious women, and 35 male participants met women who ignored them.
Kirk Peterson, American Ballet Theatre ballet master and Don Q coach, says, "I like to put the architecture (the steps) down first, and then we talk about how to use the fan--where to use epaulement, the flirtatious nature of the variation, and using the fan as an expression of the character.
On one episode of Work Out, Mimi dispenses some discipline of her own to oversexed trainer Rebecca after the flirtatious employee playfully moons her boss.
There is still a lingering, indefensible belief among some people that women who are drunk, flirtatious and revealingly dressed are somehow 'asking for it'.
He plays flirtatious Pc Will Fletcher, who wastes no time in chatting up his female colleagues.
This market, designers have interpreted 19th-century European styles with flirtatious and feminine looks using delicately etched and painted glass, jewelry embellishments and other details.
Usher and the Duchess leaving separately after a flirtatious night together.
They're less likely to be flirtatious, and they need the work or they wouldn't be doing it.