coquet Meaning, Definition & Usage
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
Co*quet" transitive verb
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
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. coquettedwith political crime
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