What is another word for coquet?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒke͡ɪ] (IPA)

Coquet is a word that means to flirt or to interact with someone romantically without any serious intention. There are many synonyms for the word coquet including flirt, tease, tantalize, court, seduce and charm. All these words refer to a person who is engaging in playful behavior with someone else. Some other synonyms that are closely linked with the word coquet include coquette, flirter, wooer, trifler, and dallier. These terms are often used interchangeably to describe someone who enjoys playful relationships and likes to flirt with others in a non-serious way. Regardless of the term used, the essence of the action remains the same.

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What are the hypernyms for Coquet?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Coquet

Almost everywhere in the land portion of the Border line-the Cheviots generally-the boundary is such that one may stand with one foot in England and the other in Scotland, and the rather curious fact will be noted, says one who has made this Border pilgrimage par excellence, that Scotland nowhere receives a single rivulet from England, whilst she sends to England tiny head-streams of the coquet and Tyne only.
"In the Border Country"
W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett
This Catholic Socialist movement shows no disposition to coquet with revolutionary socialism; on the contrary, its leaders often say one of their express objects is to counteract that agitation-to produce the counter-revolution, as they sometimes put it.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
He thought that she was willing to coquet with him, and that, too, the hint about the gold chain might not have been in vain.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard

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