coquette etymology

French word coquette comes from French -et (Suffix indicating diminution or affection.), French coq (Male chicken, rooster, cockerel, cock (rare) a cook.)

Detailed word origin of coquette

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-et French (fra) Suffix indicating diminution or affection.
coq French (fra) Male chicken, rooster, cockerel, cock (rare) a cook.
coquet French (fra) Sweet, cute, charming. Vain, conscious of one's appearance.
coquette French (fra) Flirt, tease.

Words with the same origin as coquette

Descendants of -et
beignet boulet brevet cabriolet cachet chapelet cornet couplet crochet croquet filet foret frisquet gigoter livret minet mollet navet papoter parquet pistolet poignet sachet tantinet
Descendants of coq