Coquetted
Coquet Co*quet", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coquetted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coquetting}.] To attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or love of; to treat with a show of tenderness or regard, with a view to deceive and disappoint. [1913 Webster]

You are coquetting a maid of honor. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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