coquet definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to take part in coquetry; flirt.
    • To trifle; dally.
    • To trifle crazy; to stimulate love or interest; to play the coquette; to deal playfully in place of seriously; to relax and play (with).
    • to take part in coquetry; flirt.
    • To trifle; dally.
    • To trifle crazy; to stimulate love or interest; to relax and play the coquette; to deal playfully as opposed to seriously; to relax and play (with).
  • noun:
    • A flirtatious feminine; a coquette.
    • A flirtatious male.
    • A flirtatious feminine; a coquette.
    • A flirtatious male.
  • verb:
    • Act as a flirt or coquet.
    • spend time; dally.
    • talk or behave amorously, without serious motives
    • work as a flirt or coquet.
    • spend your time; dally.
    • talk or behave amorously, without really serious objectives
  • verb-transitive:
    • To attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or passion for; to take care of with a show of pain or respect, with a view to deceive and disappoint.
    • to try to attract the notice, admiration, or passion for; to treat with a show of tenderness or respect, with a view to deceive and let you down.
  • others:
    • See cocket and coquette.
    • to try, off vanity, to entice the notice, admiration, or passion for; entertain with compliments and amorous flattery; treat with an appearance of amorous pain.
    • To trifle crazy; work the fan from vanity; endeavor to get admirers.
    • therefore To trifle, generally; act without severity or decision.
    • See cocket and coquette.
    • To attempt, away from vanity, to attract the notice, admiration, or passion for; entertain with compliments and amorous flattery; treat with an appearance of amorous tenderness.
    • To trifle crazy; act the fan from vanity; try to gain admirers.
    • Hence To trifle, overall; act without severity or choice.

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