how to pronounce coquetry


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coquetry is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of coquetry


  1. Coquettish behaviour; actions designed to excite erotic attention, without intending to reciprocate such feelings (chiefly of women towards men); flirtatious teasing.
  2. An act constituting such behaviour; an affectation of amorous interest or enticement, especially of a woman directed towards a man.

coquetry frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word coquetry occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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