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A woman who regularly makes romantic or sexual overtures; a flirt.
[French, feminine of coquet, flirtatious man; see coquet.]
1. a woman who flirts
2. (Animals) any hummingbird of the genus Lophornis, esp the crested Brazilian species L. magnifica
[C17: from French, feminine of coquet]
a woman who flirts insincerely with men to win their admiration and attention.
[1605–15; < French, feminine of coquet]
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|Noun||1.||coquette - a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men|
|Verb||1.||coquette - talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women"|
talk, speak - exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words"
wanton - engage in amorous play
vamp - act seductively with (someone)