coquetry

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co·quet·ry

 (kō′kĭ-trē, kō-kĕt′rē)
n. pl. co·quet·ries
Dalliance; flirtation.

[French coquetterie, from coquette, coquette; see coquette.]

coquetry

(ˈkəʊkɪtrɪ; ˈkɒk-)
n, pl -ries
flirtation

co•quet•ry

(ˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. the behavior of a coquette; flirtation.
2. a flirtatious act.
[1650–60; < French coquetterie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coquetry - playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interestcoquetry - playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest
frolic, gambol, romp, caper, play - gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement; "it was all done in play"; "their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly"

coquetry

noun
The practice of flirting:
Translations

coquetry

[ˈkɒkɪtrɪ] Ncoquetería f

coquetry

nKoketterie f

coquetry

[ˈkəʊkɪtrɪ] n (frm) → civetteria
References in classic literature ?
Bertha was much struck by the unexpected fascinations of a visitor whom she had expected to find presentable only on the score of his celebrity, and put forth all her coquetries and accomplishments.
And feeling she was wrong, and that by a thousand coquetries (which she could no more help exercising on every man that came near her, than the sun can help shining on great and small) she had provoked the prince's dangerous admiration, and allured him to the expression of it, she was only the more wilful and imperious the more she felt her error.
Pan Tadeusz by Adam Mickiewicz (1798-1855) Book Three Coquetries