A behavior during flirting where one occasionally withdraws all attention and interest in the subject and possibly turns it to another party, to provoke an emotional reaction from the subject
Lucy: blah blah blah
Lucy: hey excuse me are you listening??
John: <turns from talking to Amanda> oh sorry honey, what's that you're saying?
Lucy: Oh god ur such a jerk, maybe if I put out you'll give me more attention
John: Geez this pushpull stuff I heard about really works! :)