Definition of Coquetry

1. Noun. Playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest.

Exact synonyms: Dalliance, Flirt, Flirtation, Flirting, Toying
Generic synonyms: Caper, Frolic, Gambol, Play, Romp
Derivative terms: Coquet, Dally, Dally, Flirt, Flirtatious, Flirt, Flirt, Flirt, Toy



Definition of Coquetry

1. n. Attempts to attract admiration, notice, or love, for the mere gratification of vanity; trifling in love.

Definition of Coquetry

1. Noun. An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coquetry

1. flirtatious behavior [n -TRIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquetry

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

Literary usage of Coquetry

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1. Romantic Love and Personal Beauty: Their Development, Causal Relations by Henry Theophilus Finck (1887)
"but there is no excuse whatever for "Ik Marvel's" saying that "coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it coquetry is the thorn that guards the ..."

2. Life Among the Apaches by John C. Cremony (1868)
"coquetry.—Horses as Money.—The Bower of Love.—Affected Bash- fulness. ... The art of coquetry is practiced among them with quite as much zest as among the ..."

3. History of the United Netherlands, from the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1900)
"CHAPTER VI Policy of England—Diplomatic coquetry—Dutch envoys in England—Conference of Ortel and Walsingham—Interview with Leicester—Private audience of the ..."

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