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coquette

noun [C] uk   /kɒkˈet/ us    /koʊˈket/ literary
a woman who likes to attract attention by behaving as if she is sexually interested in people, in a pleasant but not serious way
coquetry
noun [U] uk   /ˈkɒk.ɪ.tri/ us    /ˈkoʊ.kə-/
coquettish
adjective uk   /kɒkˈet.ɪʃ/ us    /koʊˈket̬-/
She greeted him with a coquettish smile.
coquettishly
adverb uk   /kɒkˈet.ɪʃ.li/ us    /koʊˈket̬-/
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