Coquette definition

kō-kĕt
A woman who regularly makes romantic or sexual overtures; a flirt.
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A girl or woman who merely out of vanity tries to get men's attention and admiration; flirt.
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To behave as a coquette; flirt.
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A woman who flirts or plays with men's affections.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coquette
Plural:
coquettes

Origin of coquette

  • French feminine of coquet flirtatious man coquet

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

  • Borrowing from French coquette.

    From Wiktionary