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coquet Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
    butterfly; coquette; mash; flirt; romance; philander; dally; chat up.
    • The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
    • My husband never flirts with other women
WordNet

Co*quet" transitive verb
Wordforms
imperfect & past participle Coquetted; present participle & verbal noun Coquetting
Definitions
  1. 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.
Co*quet" intransitive verb
Definitions
  1. 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.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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