coquettishly


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co·quette

 (kō-kĕt′)
n.
A woman who regularly makes romantic or sexual overtures; a flirt.

[French, feminine of coquet, flirtatious man; see coquet.]

co·quet′tish adj.
co·quet′tish·ly adv.
co·quet′tish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.coquettishly - in a flirtatious manner; "she smiled coquettishly"
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coquettishly

[kəˈketɪʃlɪ] ADVcoquetamente, con coquetería

coquettishly

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He cocked a white wide-awake coquettishly upon his head - the habit of the lady-killer clung to him; and Esther had already thrown on her hat, and was ready, while he was still studying the result in a mirror: the carbuncle had somewhat painfully arrested his attention.
You are so pretty!' Phlipote raised her finger coquettishly,
"You can only think of Me," Emily repeats coquettishly. "Have you said that to the last young lady who occupied my place, and will you say it again to the next who follows me?"
But, being there, and having seen the boudoir so coquettishly decorated that it might almost be said the least particle of dust had but the moment before been removed by the servants; having observed the drawing-room, so perfectly arranged that it might almost be said her presence there had driven away the fairies who were its occupants, she asked herself if the glance or gaze of those whom she had displaced -- whether spirits, fairies, elves, or human creatures -- had not already recognized her.
Her merino dress, covering but not hiding the charming outline of her bosom, matched the color of the cap-ribbons, and was brightened by a white muslin apron coquettishly trimmed about the pockets, a gift from Lady Lydiard.
A round old-fashioned mirror hung over it, with a gilt eagle a-top, holding in his beak the knot of blue ribbon that tied up a curtain of muslin falling on either side of the table, where appeared little ivory-handled brushes, two slender silver candle-sticks, a porcelain match-box, several pretty trays for small matters, and, most imposing of all, a plump blue silk cushion, coquettishly trimmed with lace, and pink rose-buds at the corners.
"You!" she said, coquettishly. "You are going to leave us in an hour's time!"
She tapped him on the shoulder coquettishly with her part.
The fair girl shook her head coquettishly, and the other two urged her on.
A flaming scarlet flower was coquettishly stuck over one ear, and through a hole in the other ear was threaded a pig's tail so recently severed that it still bled.
"It would take a policeman to do that, Trix, or a little man in a tall hat," said Fanny, slyly, which caused a general laugh, and made Beatrice toss her head coquettishly.
'Time--for what?' said the spinster aunt coquettishly.