Meaning of “coquette” in the English Dictionary

"coquette" in British English

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coquettenoun [ 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.tri/
coquettish
adjective uk /kɒkˈet.ɪʃ/ us /koʊˈket̬.ɪʃ/

She greeted him with a coquettish smile.
coquettishly
adverb uk /kɒkˈet.ɪʃ.li/ us /koʊˈket̬.ɪʃ.li/

(Definition of “coquette” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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