coqueto
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coqueto(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (flirting)
a. flirtatious
Agustín es muy coqueto para ser un hombre casado.Agustin is very flirtatious for a married man.
b. flirty
Un anciano coqueto me invitó a un trago.A flirty old man bought me a drink.
c. coquettish (young woman)
Una rubia coqueta me sedujo con su belleza.A coquettish blond seduced me with her beauty.
2. (conceited)
a. concerned about one's appearance
Diego es muy coqueto porque trabaja como modelo.Diego is very concerned about his appearance because he works as a model.
b. vain
Viviana es muy coqueta en cuanto a su larga y esbelta figura.Viviana is very vain about her long and slim figure.
3. (well-dressed)
a. smart
Te ves muy coqueto en ese traje de vestir.You look very smart in that dress suit.
b. attractive
Ese vestido negro hace que te veas muy coqueta.That black dress makes you look extremely attractive.
c. natty
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
La condesa bajó del carruaje acompañada de un hombre coqueto.The countess descended from her carriage accompanied by a natty man.
4. (neat)
a. cute
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tienes una sala de estar coqueta y espaciosa.You have a cute and spacious living room.
b. sweet
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mi hija duerme en una habitación coqueta y pequeña.My daughter sleeps in a sweet, little bedroom.
c. delightful
Nos hospedamos en una coqueta cabaña junto al lago.We stayed in a delightful cottage by the lake.
d. charming
Nuestra habitación de hotel era acogedora y muy coqueta.Our hotel room was cozy and very charming.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
5. (person who seduces)
a. flirt
¡El novio de Julia es un coqueto! Me pidió mi número de teléfono.Julia's boyfriend is such a flirt! He asked for my number.
6. (vain person)
a. conceited person
Javier es un coqueto. Si fuera tú, no me haría amigo de él.Javier is a conceited person. If I were you, I wouldn't make friend with him.
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coqueto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona; que flirtea)
a. flirtatious
2. (que se arregla mucho)
a. concerned with one's appearance
3. (cosa)
a. charming, delightful
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coquetoa coqueta
adjective
1 [+vestido] smart; natty (familiar); attractive
2 (juguetón) flirtatious; flirty
3 (presumido)
es muy coqueto he's very fussy about his appearance; he's very clothes-conscious
1 (juguetón) flirt
2 (presumido)
es una coqueta she's very fussy about her appearance; she's very clothes-conscious
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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