AskDefine | Define coquet

Dictionary Definition

coquet 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, coquette, romance, philander, mash] [also: coquetting, coquetted]

User Contributed Dictionary



From coq cockerel + -et masculine diminutive suffix = “little cockerel”.


  • /ˈkɒk.ɛt/


  1. A flirtatious female; a coquette.
  2. A flirtatious male.


  1. Act as a flirt or coquet.
  2. Waste time; dally.

Derived terms


act as a flirt or coquet
  • Norwegian: kokettere

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