Coquetry



[koh-ki-tree, koh-ke-tree] /ˈkoʊ kɪ tri, koʊˈkɛ tri/

noun, plural coquetries.
1.
the behavior or arts of a coquette; flirtation.
2.
dalliance; trifling.
/ˈkəʊkɪtrɪ; ˈkɒk-/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
flirtation
n.

1650s, from French coquetterie, from coqueter (v.), from coquet (see coquet).

Coquetry whets the appetite; flirtation depraves it …. [Donald Grant Mitchell (1822-1908)]

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