What does Coquet mean?

Definitions for Coquetkoʊˈkɛt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Coquet.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coquet

    Coquette, ko-ket′, v.i. to excite admiration or love.—v.t. to trifle with in love: to flirt with: to dally with:—pr.p. coquet′ting; pa.p. coquet′ted.—ns. Cō′quetry, act of coquetting: attempt to attract admiration, without serious affection: deceit in love: any kind of prettiness; Coquette′, a vain woman who seeks admiration from mere vanity: a flirt.—adj. Coquet′tish, practising coquetry: befitting a coquette.—adv. Coquet′tishly.—n. Coquet′tishness. [Fr. coquetercoquet, dim. of coq, a cock.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Coquet in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Coquet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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