Coquetry definition

kōkĭ-trē, kō-kĕtrē
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Dalliance; flirtation.
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The behavior or act of a coquette; flirting.
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The act of trifling or dallying.
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An affectation of amorous tenderness, especially of a woman directed towards a man.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coquetry
Plural:
coquetries

Origin of coquetry

  • French coquetterie from coquette coquette coquette

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French coquetterie

    From Wiktionary