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Other Coquette Definition

[n] a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
[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"

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adult female, speak, talk, vamp, wanton, woman

Misc. Definitions

\Co*quette"\, n. [F., fr. coquet, coquette, coquettish, orig., cocklike, strutting like a cock, fr. coq a cock. Cf. {Cock}, {Cocket}, {Cocky}, {Cockade}.]
1. A vain, trifling woman, who endeavors to attract admiration from a desire to gratify vanity; a flirt; -- formerly sometimes applied also to men.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A tropical humming bird of the genus {Lophornis}, with very elegant neck plumes. Several species are known. See Illustration under {Spangle}, v. t.

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