Definitions for coquettekoʊˈkɛt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a woman who flirts insincerely with men to win their admiration and attention.

Origin of coquette:

1605–15; < F, fem. of coquet


Princeton's WordNet

  1. coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(verb)

    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

  2. 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. coquette(Noun)

    A woman who flirts or plays with men's affections.

  2. Origin: From coquette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coquette(noun)

    a vain, trifling woman, who endeavors to attract admiration from a desire to gratify vanity; a flirt; -- formerly sometimes applied also to men

  2. Coquette(noun)

    a tropical humming bird of the genus Lophornis, with very elegant neck plumes. Several species are known. See Illustration under Spangle, v. t


  1. Coquette

    Coquette is an American drama film starring Mary Pickford.


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