What does the word coquette mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A woman addicted to coquetry; a flirt.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Coquetteness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Coquettely.

Usage examples for coquette

  1. " It is quite true," Madame hastened to say, " that if the girl had not been a coquette, Mars would not have thought at all about her." – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  2. But now, sir, I see you are an arrant coquette, and no exception to the rest of your profession. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams