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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A seductive woman who uses her attractiveness to exploit men v. - Talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions.

Usage examples (38)
  • Feigning indifference, she plays the coquette 's cheapest trick.
  • The term coquette, which we have bor - rowed from the French, is our modern name for her who, in the
  • Hear how wisely she discusses the "coquette" question.
  • From this day you must learn to embrace all manner of millinery or else relinquish your "coquette" sobriquet. for more
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  • Because she so loved to "coquet" (flirt), she soon became known as a "coquette" (a woman who flirts insincerely).
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