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- Coquetry; flirtatiousness.
- 1824, Byron, Don Juan:
- The Duchess of Fitz-Fulke, who loved "tracasserie," Began to treat him with some small "agacerie."
- 1833, Frances Milton Trollope, The abbess: a romance - Volume 2, page 122:
- How can any man be well," replied the Count, holding his hand in such a position, as to make the performance of this little agacerie as difficult as possible ; " how can any man be well, overwhelmed by sorrow and disgrace as I am?
- 1861, Martha Walker Freer, History of the reign of Henry IV, King of France and Navarre, page 59:
- She was merry, witty, and even learned; and her manners were enticing and full of agacerie.
agacerie f (plural agaceries)
- (chiefly in the plural) teasing