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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaserverb

    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

  2. chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mashverb

    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. coquettenoun

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

  2. Etymology: From coquette.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. COQUETTEnoun

    A gay, airy girl; a girl who endeavours to attract notice.

    Etymology: coquette, Fr. from coquart, a prattler.

    The light coquettes in sylphs aloft repair,
    And sport and flutter in the fields of air. Alexander Pope, Ra. of Lock.

    A coquette and a tinder-box are sparkled. Scriblerus Club .


  1. coquette

    A coquette is a person, typically a woman, who flirts or manipulates others' affections frivolously or insincerely. The term often implies a degree of teasing, deception, or tactically demonstrating romantic interest to provoke desire or attention.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coquettenoun

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

  2. Coquettenoun

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

  3. Etymology: [F., fr. coquet, coquette, coquettish, orig., cocklike, strutting like a cock, fr. coq a cock. Cf. Cock, Cocket, Cocky, Cockade.]


  1. Coquette

    Coquette is an American drama film starring Mary Pickford.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coquette in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coquette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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