Definitions for coquetryˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
co•quet•ryˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri(n.)(pl.)-ries.
the behavior of a coquette; flirtation.
a flirtatious act.
Origin of coquetry:
1650–60; < F coquetterie
flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying(noun)
playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man.
attempts to attract admiration, notice, or love, for the mere gratification of vanity; trifling in love
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. An eye-shade worn by lubricity. 2. The colored glasses of The-Thing-Itself. 3. The death-tumbrel that Passion builds for its dreams.