Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a coquettish manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a coquettish manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a coquettish manner, flirtatiously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a flirtatious manner

Etymologies

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coquettish +‎ -ly.

Examples

  • Still, "-- coquettishly, --" that is no reason why I should look coldly upon all commoners. "

    Molly Bawn

  • Liverpool and Tottenham are both sitting slightly too close to Lyon's Lisandro López, flicking their hair coquettishly and laughing a bit too loudly at his jokes.

    Football transfer rumours: Glen Johnson to Juventus?

  • And well she knew, yet coquettishly surrounded herself with a ring of women whenever the men were away and he had a chance.

    The Sun of the Wolf

  • I MUST proceed with the three other points of my letter, so I shall stay here and write, though there is a sharp breeze this morning and a coquettishly escaping sunlight, and something tugs at me to go out upon the city streets.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • One of them, deliciously and roguishly handsome as a faun, with the eyes of a faun, wore a flaming double-hibiscus bloom coquettishly tucked over his ear.

    THE BONES OF KAHEKILI

  • Some of us Christians coquettishly take the hand of a person drowning or slipping from a perch and jerk them into a horror chamber of shame and blame or let go just when safe landing seems reachable.

    Rev. Dr. Cindi Love: The Slippery Slope Of Christendom During Advent

  • No wonder the other players feel queasy as they sit in the background pretending to play canasta and desperately hoping the ambassador will send in some chocolate before JT begins fluttering his eyelashes and giggling coquettishly about his ice cubes melting.

    Footballers' Spring launched by revolting players | Harry Pearson

  • “Aisle 5,” she said, batting her eyelashes coquettishly.

    How to Score With Freudian Chicks

  • Some of us Christians coquettishly take the hand of a person drowning or slipping from a perch and jerk them into a horror chamber of shame and blame or let go just when safe landing seems reachable.

    Rev. Dr. Cindi Love: The Slippery Slope Of Christendom During Advent

  • And well she knew, yet coquettishly surrounded herself with a ring of women whenever the men were away and he had a chance.

    The Son of the Wolf

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