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Meaning of "coquetting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COQUETTING

coquetting play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COQUETTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coquetting is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb coquetting in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COQUETTING

PRESENT

Present
I coquette
you coquette
he/she/it coquettes
we coquette
you coquette
they coquette
Present continuous
I am coquetting
you are coquetting
he/she/it is coquetting
we are coquetting
you are coquetting
they are coquetting
Present perfect
I have coquetted
you have coquetted
he/she/it has coquetted
we have coquetted
you have coquetted
they have coquetted
Present perfect continuous
I have been coquetting
you have been coquetting
he/she/it has been coquetting
we have been coquetting
you have been coquetting
they have been coquetting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I coquetted
you coquetted
he/she/it coquetted
we coquetted
you coquetted
they coquetted
Past continuous
I was coquetting
you were coquetting
he/she/it was coquetting
we were coquetting
you were coquetting
they were coquetting
Past perfect
I had coquetted
you had coquetted
he/she/it had coquetted
we had coquetted
you had coquetted
they had coquetted
Past perfect continuous
I had been coquetting
you had been coquetting
he/she/it had been coquetting
we had been coquetting
you had been coquetting
they had been coquetting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will coquette
you will coquette
he/she/it will coquette
we will coquette
you will coquette
they will coquette
Future continuous
I will be coquetting
you will be coquetting
he/she/it will be coquetting
we will be coquetting
you will be coquetting
they will be coquetting
Future perfect
I will have coquetted
you will have coquetted
he/she/it will have coquetted
we will have coquetted
you will have coquetted
they will have coquetted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been coquetting
you will have been coquetting
he/she/it will have been coquetting
we will have been coquetting
you will have been coquetting
they will have been coquetting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would coquetting
you would coquetting
he/she/it would coquetting
we would coquetting
you would coquetting
they would coquetting
Conditional continuous
I would be coquetting
you would be coquetting
he/she/it would be coquetting
we would be coquetting
you would be coquetting
they would be coquetting
Conditional perfect
I would have coquetting
you would have coquetting
he/she/it would have coquetting
we would have coquetting
you would have coquetting
they would have coquetting
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been coquetting
you would have been coquetting
he/she/it would have been coquetting
we would have been coquetting
you would have been coquetting
they would have been coquetting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you coquette
we let´s coquette
you coquette
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to coquette
Past participle
coquetted
Present Participle
coquetting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COQUETTING

copytaker
copywriter
copywriting
coq au vin
coquelicot
coquet
coquetries
coquetry
coquette
coquetted
coquettish
coquettishly
coquettishness
coquilla
coquilla nut
coquille
coquimbite
coquina
coquito
cor

WORDS THAT END LIKE COQUETTING

accounting
admitting
batting
betting
chatting
committing
cutting
emitting
fitting
formatting
knitting
letting
permitting
plotting
putting
setting
sitting
splitting
spotting
submitting
transmitting

Synonyms and antonyms of coquetting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «coquetting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COQUETTING

Find out the translation of coquetting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of coquetting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «coquetting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

coquetting
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

coquetería
570 millions of speakers

English

coquetting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

coquetting
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

coquetting
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

заигрывавшего
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coqueteria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

coquetting
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coquetterie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Membasuh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kokettieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

coquetting
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

coquetting
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Coquetting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

coquetting
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

coquetting
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोटिंगिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cilveleşen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

civettare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kokietuje
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

загравати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cocheta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

coquetting
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

coquetting
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kokette
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

coquetting
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coquetting

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COQUETTING»

The term «coquetting» is used very little and occupies the 168.731 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COQUETTING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «coquetting» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «coquetting» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coquetting

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COQUETTING»

Discover the use of coquetting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coquetting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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of pebbles & pearls ... Life and its curls: Life and Its Curls
COQUETTING. WITH. LIFE. Sipping hot chocolate, Nivi leaned against the soft cushion her dad had gifted her when she was sixteen. Itwasacoldwinter afternoon. She had red librarian spectacles resting onherbeautifully carved nose, and a ...
Kinshuk Verma, 2012
2
Refiguring the Coquette: Essays on Culture and Coquetry
Coquetting gave Sylvia power. It enabled her to discipline lovers, flirt with royals, avoid seduction and betrayal, and defer making a decision, but it could also be an enervating and disorienting experience. The story of Casamajor, perhaps the  ...
Shelley King, Yaël Rachel Schlick, 2008
3
The Substance of the Speech of John Adolphus, Esq., Before a ...
... this year, excluding these, there is an abundant supply. Sir; I have here a pile of correspondence wit a contractor who is coquetting with the Board, and chusing to say, “ Oh, I shall have an amazing difliculty in completing my contract: and ...
John Adolphus, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Select Committee on East India-built Shipping, East India Company, 1814
4
Helen Cameron: from grub to butterfly, by the author of ...
Stallybrass. " I think you mean sincerely," she said ; "but I don't like flattery." "A great mistake," answered Alexeyev : "never flatters; never varies; about the truest friend I have." " I heard that Helen had been coquetting with a great nobleman," ...
Stallybrass, 1872
5
The Reasoner
The Star says it is ' sorry to see me coquetting,if not worse, with Malthusianism.' Coquetting is here used in the sense of political pandering. I quote a new writer on Malthusianism—it cannot be from curiosity for information, for refutation, or from ...
George Jacob Holyoake, 1848
6
Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and ...
It cannot be that this poor heart Has loved to learn so false an art, Its innocence forgotting ; That faithless thing I hare not been, That steals away an angel's mien, And goes about coquetting. An' if it be, why sheuld /care, Since all the world is ...
George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Jacobs Peterson, 1855
7
The Reasoner
The Star says it is ' sorry to see me coquetting, if not worse, with Malthnsianism.' Coquetting is here used in the sense of political pandering. I quote a new writer on Malthusianism — it cannot be from curiosity for information, for refutation, ...
8
Still Crazy After All These Years: Women, Writing and ...
between intellect, feminism, coquetting and the acquisition of a 'normal' femininity as something that calls for explanation, or rather as a matter of course, obvious as the difference of the sexes? Is the choice of a first citation for feminism in ...
Rachel Bowlby, 2003
9
Novum organon parliamentarium, or A new catechism for St. ...
Sir ; I have here a pile of correspondence with a contractor who is coquetting with (he Board, and chusing to say, " Oh, I shall have an amazing difficulty in completing my contract: and really if a peace comes, it is the most alarming thing in the ...
‎1814
10
The parvenu; or, Lost and won, a comedy
Parvenu. Letty (coquetting.) Quick what ! These things are not to be done so quickly as some people may think. Ringrove. No, but time flies, dearest Letty, and I want to ask you — Letty. Oh I suppose you think it's only ask and have ! Ringrove.
Parvenu, 1840

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COQUETTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coquetting is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Marxist face of the Greek crisis
That could now ignite a geopolitical and military disaster, since Spain and Portugal – which are also coquetting with Marxism – may follow suit. «WND.com, Jul 15»
2
UFC 188 video: Fabricio Werdum calls Luke Rockhold a 'nobody'
During the first episode, Werdum blamed Velasquez for coquetting with his Mexican heritage, while being born in America. In episode two, he ... «Bloody Elbow, Jun 15»
3
Butterfly world
Butterflies…Those trembling beauties, which are coquetting with flowers in our gardens for hours,are not strangers to any of us. Butterflies are ... «nation.lk - The Nation Newspaper, May 15»
4
'A wolf with a hideous lantern jaw': North Korea launches personal …
It described Park as “no more than an old prostitute coquetting with outside forces”, in reference to South Korea's ties with the US. “What she ... «South China Morning Post, Aug 14»
5
REVIEW: Cinderella, Vienna Festival Ballet at Pavilion Theatre …
... and squabbles, coquetting and put-down antics competitions and confrontations that represent for young dancers a super achievement. «Bognor Regis Observer, May 14»
6
North Korea Defends Its Awful Obama Comments
... offered sexist attacks on South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Yonhap notes, calling her "an old prostitute coquetting with outside forces. «Newser, May 14»
7
Slut-shaming quantified: science catches up with female power
How short was the time for fun, for pretty clothes, for dancing, for coquetting! Only a few, too few years! Then you married and wore dull-colored ... «Scholars and Rogues, Nov 13»
8
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center uncovers early 20th …
... English environment where the influential critic Ernest Newman could heap scorn on Vaughan Williams for “coquetting with the French idiom. «Boston Classical Review, Oct 13»
9
Cinema reviews: Beyond the Hills, Shell, The Spirit of '45 and more
Might we have had fewer wandering deer, coquetting into view as symbols of solitude and vulnerability? Perhaps. But we are already in the ... «Financial Times, Mar 13»
10
Who's That Girl: Examining the Doctor's Lovers (Part 2)
When Rory joined the official crew in Series Six, Amy finally acknowledged that he was the person she was with and so stopped the coquetting ... «Doctor Who TV, Feb 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Coquetting [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/coquetting>. Jul 2020 ».
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