Flirtatious behaviour: ‘I like the way you laugh,’ he said without coquetry the air hostesses catch the men’s eyes with a practised coquetry
More example sentences
- But the slow pace of exercise indicates that these young people are more interested in coquetry than spoiling a perfectly good sweat-suit with sweat.
- These works are considered as icons of amorous pursuits in an age of gallantry and the accompanying and complementary coquetry.
- It also connoted coquetry - namely, the flirtatious batting of the eyes.
mid 17th century: from French coquetterie, from coqueter 'to flirt', from coquet 'wanton' (see coquette).
Definition of coquetry in:
- The US English dictionary