(of a woman) characteristically flirtatious, especially in a teasing, lighthearted manner.

Related formsco·quet·tish·ly, adverbco·quet·tish·ness, nounun·co·quet·tish, adjectiveun·co·quet·tish·ly, adverbun·co·quet·tish·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of coquettishly

  • She put up her thin hands to her hair, her bonnet, coquettishly.

    A Spirit in Prison

    Robert Hichens

  • "Without doubt you would have fallen in love with me," coquettishly.

    Molly Bawn

    Margaret Wolfe Hamilton

  • "I would not be if you were here to share its delights with me," she answered, coquettishly.

    Rabbi and Priest

    Milton Goldsmith

  • "I am glad you will be his friend, if only for my sake," added she, coquettishly.

    The Golden Dog

    William Kirby

  • Her hair was fluffy, and coquettishly knotted at the back with blue ribbon.


    Maud Wilder Goodwin