Definitions for coquetryˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

co•quet•ryˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. the behavior of a coquette; flirtation.

  2. a flirtatious act.

Origin of coquetry:

1650–60; < F coquetterie

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying(noun)

    playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest


  1. coquetry(Noun)

    An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coquetry(noun)

    attempts to attract admiration, notice, or love, for the mere gratification of vanity; trifling in love

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. coquetry

    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.


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