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OTHER WORDS FROM coquetteco·quet·tish, adjective
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"I rather think you forgot Miss Warrender's presence," retorted the coquette.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
A coquette is said to be an imperfect incarnation of Cupid, as she keeps her beau, and not her arrows, in a quiver.
Then, in heaven's name, do not put such a noble creature as Doa Inez on a level with a mere little trifling coquette.
I am going to be frivolous, coquette, and imagine myself a girl of the old Southern Set, when there were no new people.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
A woman with one gallant thinks she is no coquette; she who has several thinks herself but a coquette.The 'Characters' of Jean de La Bruyre|Jean de La Bruyre