Definition of Coquet

1. Verb. Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions. "Sam wants to coquet with Sue "; "My husband never flirts with other women"

Exact synonyms: Butterfly, Chat Up, Coquette, Dally, Flirt, Mash, Philander, Romance
Generic synonyms: Speak, Talk
Specialized synonyms: Wanton, Vamp
Derivative terms: Coquetry, Coquette, Dalliance, Flirt, Flirt, Flirtation, Flirting, Masher, Romance, Romance



Definition of Coquet

1. v. t. 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. v. i. 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.

Definition of Coquet

1. Noun. A flirtatious female; a coquette. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A flirtatious male. ¹

3. Verb. Act as a flirt or coquet. ¹

4. Verb. Waste time; dally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coquet

1. to flirt [v -QUETTED, -QUETTING, -QUETS] - See also: flirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquet

copywriters
copywrites
copywriting
copywritten
copywrong
copywrongs
copywrote
coq
coq au vin
coquandite
coquaternion
coquaternionic
coquaternions
coqueluche
coqueluches
coquet (current term)
coquetries
coquetry
coquets
coquette
coquetted
coquettes
coquetting
coquettish
coquettishly
coquettishness
coqui
coqui frog
coquilla
coquilla nut

Literary usage of Coquet

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1. A Collection of Right Merrie Garlands for North Country Anglers by Joseph Crawhall (1864)
"coquet Side. [This Garland, the joint production of Robert Roxby and ... And also, in a similar form, entitled " The Angler's Song in praise of the coquet. ..."

2. Poems of Places by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1876)
""Let wealthy rakes for pleasure roam, In foreign lands their fortune fritter; But love's pure joys be mine at home, Wi' my dear lass on coquet Water. ..."

3. Publications (1822)
"THE MARRIAGE OF THE coquet ANP THE ALWINE. r A.ME had divulg'd throughout the hills and dales, Fresh tidings of th' approaching nuptials Of ..."

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