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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [koh-kot, kuh-; French kaw-kawt]
    • /koʊˈkɒt, kə-; French kɔˈkɔt/
    • /kɒˈkɒt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-kot, kuh-; French kaw-kawt]
    • /koʊˈkɒt, kə-; French kɔˈkɔt/

Definitions of cocotte word

  • noun cocotte a small fireproof dish in which individual portions of food are cooked and served 3
  • noun cocotte a prostitute or promiscuous woman 3
  • noun cocotte a woman who is sexually promiscuous 3
  • noun cocotte a small casserole for a single portion of food 3
  • noun plural cocotte prostitute. 1
  • noun plural cocotte a round or oval casserole, usually of earthenware or fireproof porcelain, used especially for cooking an individual portion of meat, fowl, or game. 1

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Origin of cocotte

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
1865-70; < French: originally a child's word for a hen, equivalent to coq cock1 + -otte feminine suffix

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Parts of speech for Cocotte


cocotte popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for cocotte

noun cocotte

  • ramequin — a small dish in which food can be baked and served.
  • ramekin — a small dish in which food can be baked and served.

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