- (of a woman) characteristically flirtatious, especially in a teasing, lighthearted manner.
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Examples from the Web for coquettish
Her timeless look, retro style, and wounded, coquettish gaze recall classic film stars like Grace Kelly.Hollywood's New Screen Siren
October 29, 2011
Also on hand: coquettish cousin Lola, 15, and her twin younger brothers.Best Films From Books
May 24, 2011
She will never trade in the coquettish kitten heels for a sensible pump.How Michelle Got Her Fashion Mojo Back
November 1, 2010
Madame Raquin had done her best to convey a coquettish aspect to the apartment.Therese Raquin
There was no hint of coquettish hesitation in its withdrawal.A Love Story Reversed
It would spoil it at once if you should look conscious or coquettish.Under the Country Sky
Grace S. Richmond
Could that girl have been playing off any of her coquettish tricks?The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
Milly greeted the detective with a coquettish smile of recognition.The Hand in the Dark
Arthur J. Rees