Definition of Coquettish

1. Adjective. Like a coquette.

Exact synonyms: Flirtatious
Similar to: Sexy
Derivative terms: Flirt, Flirt



Definition of Coquettish

1. a. Practicing or exhibiting coquetry; alluring; enticing.

Definition of Coquettish

1. Adjective. As a young, flirting girl. ¹

2. Adjective. Characteristic of a coquet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coquettish

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Coquettish

coq au vin
coquandite
coquaternion
coquaternionic
coquaternions
coqueluche
coqueluches
coquet
coquetries
coquetry
coquets
coquette
coquetted
coquettes
coquetting
coquettish (current term)
coquettishly
coquettishness
coqui
coqui frog
coquilla
coquilla nut
coquillas
coquille
coquilles
coquilles Saint-Jacques
coquimbite
coquina
coquinas
coquis

Literary usage of Coquettish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... whom his grandfather had loved as the beautiful and coquettish Beatrix Esmond. He is deep in debt, and has promised to marry an elderly cousin, ..."

2. The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United States to by Gouverneur Morris (1888)
"... coquettish character. Morris suggests to several ladies positions near the queen. Madame de Fla- haut expects one soon. Montmorin weary of the situation ..."

3. Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff by Marie Bashkirtseff, Arthur D. Hall (1913)
"I was excessively coquettish, although very small. I had forgotten my comb and Gritz gave me his own, and, at the moment of parting, we kissed each other ..."

4. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1873)
"... was never anything more than a profound feeling of friendship for one or two persons, and a coquettish wish, as woman, as queen, to please everybody. ..."

5. Sketches of Portuguese Life, Manners, Costume, and Character by A. P. D. G. (1826)
"... HABITS OF SECLUSION OF ALL CLASSES OF FEMALES MODE OF CARRYING ON AMATORY CORRESPONDENCE GOING TO MASS coquettish ADJUSTMENT OF DRESS GRACEFUL STEP FINE ..."

6. The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field (1896)
"She, too, should have ^een a book instead of the dainty, coquettish Gallic maiden that she was. ... coquettish ..."

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