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Definition: (adj) - mischievous, malicious (for kids), risqué, racy (for things)

Les enfants sont toujours coquins - Kids are always mischievous.

Ne raconte pas cette histoire coquine ! - Don't tell that racy story!

un coquin - a mischievous or malicious person

Related: la coquinerie - mischievousness, trick; Coquin de sort ! - Wow! (admiration or astonishment), Darn it! (disappointment)

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