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Coquet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

COQUET, COQUETTE, n. A vain, airy, trifling girl, who endeavors to attract admiration and advances in love, from a desire to gratify vanity, and then rejects her lover; a jilt.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women" [syn: chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, coquette, romance, philander, mash]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: French, diminutive of coq cock Date: 1691 1. a man who indulges in coquetry 2. coquette II. adjective Date: 1697 characteristic of a coquette ; coquettish III. intransitive verb or coquette (coquetted; coquetting) Date: 1701 1. to play the coquette ; flirt 2. to deal with something playfully rather than seriously Synonyms: see trifle

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Coquet Co*quet", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Coquetted; p. pr. & vb. n. Coquetting.] To attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or love of; to treat with a show of tenderness or regard, with a view to deceive and disappoint. You are coquetting a maid of honor. --Swift.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Coquet Co*quet", v. i. To trifle in love; to stimulate affection or interest; to play the coquette; to deal playfully instead of seriously; to play (with); as, we have coquetted with political crime.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. n. Flirt, philander, make love, make a show of love, affect to be in love, play at courtship.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A jilt.




 


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