Definition of Coquette

1. Noun. A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men.

Exact synonyms: Flirt, Minx, Prickteaser, Tease, Vamp, Vamper
Generic synonyms: Adult Female, Woman
Derivative terms: Flirt, Flirtatious, Tease, Tease, Vamp, Vamp



2. Verb. Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions. "Sam wants to coquette with Sue "; "My husband never flirts with other women"
Exact synonyms: Butterfly, Chat Up, Coquet, Dally, Flirt, Mash, Philander, Romance
Generic synonyms: Speak, Talk
Specialized synonyms: Wanton, Vamp
Derivative terms: Coquetry, Dalliance, Flirt, Flirt, Flirtation, Flirting, Masher, Romance, Romance

Definition of Coquette

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

Definition of Coquette

1. Noun. A woman who flirts or plays with men's affections. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coquette

1. to coquet [v -QUETTED, -QUETTING, -QUETTES] - See also: coquet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquette

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coquette (current term)
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coquilla nut
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coquilles
coquilles Saint-Jacques

Literary usage of Coquette

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1. A Vers de Société Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1907)
"THE coquette A PORTRAIT YOU'RE clever at drawing, I own," Said my beautiful cousin Lisette, As we sat by the window alone, ..."

2. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1859)
"The Essayists have two very marked species of the genua mulier—the coquette and the prude. Steele describes the coquette as "a sect among women of all ..."

3. American Wit and Humor by Joel Chandler Harris (1907)
"John Godfrey Saxe The coquette A Portrait "YOU'RE clever at drawing, I own," Said my beautiful cousin Lisette, As we sat by the window alone, " But say, ..."

4. The British Essayists;: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"... we consider nature, we shall often find very contrary effects flow from the same cause. The Prude and coquette, as different as they appear in their be- ..."

5. Poems All the Way from Pike by Robertus Love (1904)
"My Fond coquette MY fancy knows a fond coquette Who made mine amorous youth complete; On life's mosaic echoes yet The pattering laughter of her feet. ..."

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