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[koh-ket-ish] /koʊˈkɛt ɪʃ/
(of a woman) characteristically flirtatious, especially in a teasing, lighthearted manner.
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coquettishly, adverb
coquettishness, noun
uncoquettish, adjective
uncoquettishly, adverb
uncoquettishness, noun Unabridged
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  • Women, coquettishly arrayed and carefully painted, moved gracefully about from group to group, carrying the hot drink.

    The Usurper Judith Gautier
  • "Without doubt you would have fallen in love with me," coquettishly.

    Molly Bawn Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  • coquettishly she plied all her wiles to captivate poor Pommer anew.

    A Little Garrison Fritz von der Kyrburg
  • "I would not be if you were here to share its delights with me," she answered, coquettishly.

    Rabbi and Priest Milton Goldsmith
  • He was a young man, of elegant features, haughty glance, and his slight moustache was coquettishly turned up.

    The Indian Scout Gustave Aimard
  • Her hair was fluffy, and coquettishly knotted at the back with blue ribbon.

    Flint Maud Wilder Goodwin
  • She began to smile again, coquettishly untying the string and unwrapping the paper.

    The Blunders of a Bashful Man Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  • I aint considered us as sich, said Sophronia, coquettishly: not as yet.

    Short Sixes H. C. Bunner
  • Then, being alone, she laid a hand of her own coquettishly alongside its wooden counterpart, and critically admired the likeness.

    Eleven Possible Cases Frank R. Stockton
  • "Perhaps he admires my jewels or my flowers," she said, coquettishly.

    A Fair Mystery Bertha M. Clay

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