Flirtatiousness (See also Seduction.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Flirtatiousness (See also Seduction.)


  1. Boop, Betty comic strip character who flirts to win over boys. [Comics: Horn, 110]
  2. can-can boisterous and indecorous French dance designed to arouse audiences. [Fr. Hist.: Scholes, 151]
  3. Célimène unabashed coquette wooed by Alceste. [Fr. Lit.: The Misanthrope]
  4. Columbine light-hearted, flirtatious girl. [Ital. Lit.: Walsh Classical, 83]
  5. dandelion traditional symbol of flirtation. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 413]
  6. daylily traditional symbol of flirtation. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 175]
  7. fan symbol of coquetry. [Folklore: Jobes, 370]
  8. Frasquita woman character chiefly remembered for her flirtatiousness toward old Don Eugenio. [Ger. Opera: Wolf, The Magistrate, Westerman, 262]
  9. Habanera Carmen’s “love is a wild bird” provokes hearers. [Fr. Opera: Bizet, Carmen, Westerman, 189–190]
  10. Jiménez, Pepita young widow coquettishly distracts seminarian; love unfolds. [Span. Lit.: Pepita Jiménez]
  11. Julie, Miss young gentlewoman high-handedly engages servant’s love. [Swed. Lit.: Miss Julie in Plays by August Strindberg]
  12. Musetta leads on Alcindoro while pursuing Marcello. [Ital. Opera: Puccini, La Bohème, Westerman, 349]
  13. O’Hara, Scarlett hot-tempered heroine-coquette who wooed Southern Gentlemen. [Am. Lit.: Gone With The Wind]
  14. 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]
  15. 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]