coquetry

[ koh-ki-tree, koh-ke-tree ]SEE DEFINITION OF coquetry

Synonyms for coquetry

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She must have had some experience in coquetry, but it is very likely that she had never met a man just like this one.

It is needless to say that the nature of coquetry disposes to flirtation.

And with what coquetry he fans himself; how he dances and skips about!

The coquetry, the cunning, dropped out of the long, pale face.

All this that was passing through her mind was utterly foreign to any coquetry.

Coquetry is the desire to please, as a means of self-gratification.

Her eyes sought his—a spice of coquetry in their questioning gleam.

He bowed gravely; there was no hint of coquetry in her manner.

She had lost him by her pride, her coquetry—her silly, silly, heartless coquetry.

There is penitence, coquetry, mischief, a thousand graces in her attitude.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from French coquetterie, from coqueter (v.), from coquet (see coquet).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COQUETRY

flirtation

nounamorous advance
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