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coquetry

[ koh-ki-tree, koh-ke-tree ]
/ ˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri /
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Definition of coquetry

noun, plural co·quet·ries.
the behavior or arts of a coquette; flirtation.
dalliance; trifling.
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Origin of coquetry

From the French word coquetterie, dating back to 1650–60. See coquette, -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for coquetry

coquetry
/ (ˈkəʊkɪtrɪ, ˈkɒk-) /

noun plural -ries
flirtation
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