coquette NOUN a woman who flirts.
DERIVATIVES coquetry noun coquettish adjective coquettishly adverb coquettishness noun.
ORIGIN French, 'wanton female' , from coq 'cock' .

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  • Coquettish — Co*quet tish, a. Practicing or exhibiting coquetry; alluring; enticing. [1913 Webster] A pretty, coquettish housemaid. W. Irving. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coquettish — est un groupe de punk hardcore formé en 1998 à Tokyo au Japon. Leur musique est notamment influencée par celle des Suicide Machines. Le guitariste vocaliste de ces derniers, Dan Lukacinsky, a d ailleurs produit leur dernier album High Energy… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • coquettish — [[t]kɒke̱tɪʃ, AM koʊ [/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe a woman as coquettish, you mean she acts in a playful way that is intended to make men find her attractive. She gave him a coquettish glance. Syn: flirtatious …   English dictionary

  • coquettish — co|quet|tish [ kou ketıʃ ] adjective a coquettish woman behaves in a way that is intended to attract men sexually: FLIRTATIOUS ╾ co|quet|tish|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • coquettish — UK [kɒˈketɪʃ] / US [koʊˈketɪʃ] adjective a coquettish woman behaves in a way that is intended to attract men sexually Derived word: coquettishly adverb …   English dictionary

  • coquettish — adjective see coquette …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coquettish — See coquette. * * * …   Universalium

  • coquettish — adjective a) As a young, flirting girl. b) Characteristic of a coquet. Syn: flirtatious …   Wiktionary

  • coquettish — Synonyms and related words: alluring, amative, amatory, appealing, appetizing, arch, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, caressive, catching, changeable, charismatic, charming, coaxing, come hither, coy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • coquettish — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Given to flirting: coy, flirtatious, flirty. See SEX …   English dictionary for students