Far from coquetting with Boldwood, she had trifled with himself in thus feigning that she had trifled with another.
A sharp suspicion crossed the doctor's mind that she was coquetting with him.
Meanwhile Maitland was in no haste to renew my opportunities of coquetting.
I used to hear her coquetting and threatening to be late, if he wasn't 'good'—ugh!
It is true he might have pointed to the coquetting of the other party, or its leaders, with the Parnellites.
A number of birds were about her, whistling and coquetting with each other.
They were coquetting with the Abolitionists; and they stood for the tariff and the bank.
A woman doesn't go on for ever coquetting with her husband—it is a pity, but it's true.
We warn the Labor leaders, whether they listen to us or not, that they are coquetting with the historic enemy of the people.
As for coquetting, quibbling, resisting, she never once thought of it.
"amorous, flirtatious person," 1690s, originally of both sexes (as it was in French), from French coquet (17c.), diminutive of coq "cock" (see cock (n.1)). A figurative reference to its strut or its lust. The distinction of fem. coquette began c.1700, and use in reference to males has faded out since.