coquette n : a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men [syn: flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser] v : talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions; "The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries"; "My husband never flirts with other women" [syn: chat up, flirt, dally, butterfly, coquet, romance, philander, mash]
EtymologyFrom French coquette.
- /kɒˈkɛt/ (UK)
- Rhymes: -ɛt
- feminine of coquet
Coquette may refer to:
- A woman who flirts lightheartedly with men to gain their admiration; flirt.
- Coquette (film), a 1929 film directed by Sam Taylor
- The Coquette, a 1797 epistolary novel by Hannah Webster Foster.
- Coquettes, several species of hummingbird in the genus Lophornis.
- Coquette Productions, the production company of Courteney Cox and David Arquette
coquette in French: Coquette
Circe, Don Juan, Lorelei, Parthenope, Siren, captive, catch, charmer, conquest, date, enchanter, enchantress, enticer, femme fatale, flirt, gold digger, honey, inveigler, seducer, seductress, siren, steady, strumpet, sweet patootie, sweetheart, sweetie, teaser, tempter, temptress, vamp, vampire, whore