Definitions for Coquetkoʊˈkɛt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•quetkoʊˈkɛt(v.; adj.; n.)-quet•ted, -quet•ting

  1. (v.i.)to behave as a coquette; flirt.

  2. (adj.)coquettish.

  3. (n.)Obs. a male flirt.

Origin of coquet:

1685–95; < F; lit., cockerel =coq cock +-et -et

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash(verb)

    talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions

    "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"


  1. coquet(Noun)

    A flirtatious female; a coquette.

  2. coquet(Noun)

    A flirtatious male.

  3. coquet(Verb)

    Act as a flirt or coquet.

  4. coquet(Verb)

    Waste time; dally.

  5. Origin: From coq cockerel + -et masculine diminutive suffix = “little cockerel”.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coquet(verb)

    to attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or love of; to treat with a show of tenderness or regard, with a view to deceive and disappoint

  2. Coquet(verb)

    to trifle in love; to stimulate affection or interest; to play the coquette; to deal playfully instead of seriously; to play (with); as, we have coquetted with political crime

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fairly big

a tidy sum of money.

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