flird

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English flerd (fraud, deceit), from Old English fleard (nonsense, deception, fraud, superstition). Cognate with Icelandic flærð (deceit), Swedish flärd (vanity, frivolity, flamboyance). More at flirt.

Noun[edit]

flird

  1. Anything insufficient or thin
  2. old, forworn, or unsubstantial clothing

Verb[edit]

flird

  1. (transitive) To gibe; jeer.
  2. (intransitive) To flutter; flounce; flaunt.
  3. (intransitive) To talk idly; flirt.