Co*quet" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.p. Coquetted; & vb.n. Coquetting.]

To attempt to attract the notice, admiration, or love of; to treat with a show of tenderness or regard, with a view to deceive and disappoint.

You are coquetting a maid of honor. Swift.


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Co*quet", v. i.

To trifle in love; to stimulate affection or interest; to play the coquette; to deal playfully instead of seriously; to play (with); as, we have coquetted with political crime.


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