Coquetries
Coquetry 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • coquetries — co·quet·ry || kÉ’kɪtrɪ n. flirtation, flirtatious act;dalliance; trifling in love …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coquetry — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coquetry — /koh ki tree, koh ke tree/, n., pl. coquetries. 1. the behavior or arts of a coquette; flirtation. 2. dalliance; trifling. [1650 60; < F coquetterie. See COQUETTE, ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • coquetry — coq|ue|try [ˈkɔkıtri US ˈkou ] n plural coquetries [U and C] literary [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: coquetterie, from coquet little male chicken, man who flirts , from coq male chicken ] behaviour that is typical of a coquette …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • coquetry — /ˈkoʊkətri/ (say kohkuhtree), /ˈkɒk / (say kok ) noun (plural coquetries) 1. the behaviour or arts of a coquette; flirtation. 2. trifling …   Australian English dictionary

  • coquetry — [kō′kə trē, kō ke′trē] n. pl. coquetries [Fr coqueterie < coqueter: see COQUET] 1. the behavior or act of a coquette; flirting 2. the act of trifling or dallying …   English World dictionary

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