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coquette

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French coquette.

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NounEdit

coquette (plural coquettes)

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

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VerbEdit

coquette (third-person singular simple present coquettes, present participle coquetting, simple past and past participle coquetted)

  1. Alternative form of coquet.
    • 1875, Herbert Eastwick Compton, Semi-tropical trifles
      Nobber has no small opinion of himself: he considers himself the Adonis of the Pondaati eleven, and he contemplates society as though it were Venus, and it was his mission to posturize before it, and coquette and toy with it.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From coquet.

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AdjectiveEdit

coquette

  1. feminine form of coquet

NounEdit

coquette f (plural coquettes)

  1. flirt, tease
    Elle est une vraie coquette. She's such a flirt.

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