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co·quette / kōˈket/ • n. a woman who flirts. DERIVATIVES: co·quet·tish adj. co·quet·tish·ly adv. co·quet·tish·ness n.

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coquette

coquette XVII. — F., fem. of coquet gallant, amorously forward, f. coqueter flirt, prop. strut like a cock before hens, f. coq COCK 1.

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coquette

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