Definition of coquette in English:
1A flirtatious woman: her transformation from an ice maiden warrior into a winsome coquette
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- The poor man, caught senseless by the little coquette, dropped his mallet and his cheeks began to redden with embarrassment.
- And she's one of the biggest coquettes in town.
- On the contrary, our current courting practices - if they can be called that - yield an increasing number of those aging coquettes, as well as scores of unsettled bachelors.
2A crested Central and South American hummingbird, typically with green plumage, a reddish crest, and elongated cheek feathers.
- Lophornis and two other genera, family Trochilidae: several species
- Possible candidates for most beautiful bird of the morning were a group of Bay-headed Tanagers. But my favorite came just after lunch - my target bird for the trip: A Rufous-crested Coquette.
- Southeast Brazil has a wealth of special birds, few more impressive than the tiny Festive Coquette.
mid 17th century: French, feminine of coquet 'wanton', diminutive of coq 'male bird, cock'.
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