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Meaning of COQUETRY

Pronunciation:  'kowkitree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest

COQUETRY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: dalliance, flirt, flirtation, flirting, toying
 See Also: caper, frolic, gambol, play, romp



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co*quet"ry\, n.; pl. {Coquetries}. [F. coquetterie.]
Attempts to attract admiration, notice, or love, for the mere
gratification of vanity; trifling in love. ``Little
affectations of coquetry.'' --Addison.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amorous looks, come-hither look, coquettish glances, coquettishness, coyness, dabbling, dalliance, dallying, fiddling, flirtation, flirtatiousness, fooling, fooling around, goo-goo eyes, idling, jerking off, kidding around, loitering, messing around, monkeying, monkeying around, ogle, piddling, playing, playing around, pottering, puttering, smattering, tinkering, toying, trifling