AskDefine | Define coo

Dictionary Definition

coo n : the sound made by a pigeon

Verb

1 speak softly or lovingly; "The mother who held her baby was cooing softly"
2 cry softly, as of pigeons

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English

Pronunciation

  • /ku/
    Rhymes with: -uː
  • Homophones: coup

Noun

  1. The murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon.

Translations

murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon

Verb

  1. In the context of "transitive|or|intransitive": To make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon.

Derived terms

Translations

to make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon

Adjective

  1. Informal variation of cool.

Interjection

  1. Expression of surprise, approval etc.

Related terms

Scots

Etymology

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Noun

  1. cow

Usage notes

The regular collective plural form is kye (from Old English); the weak plural coos is used only after numerals.

Extensive Definition

Coo may refer to:
coo in German: COO
coo in Esperanto: COO
coo in French: COO
coo in Italian: COO
coo in Japanese: COO
coo in Dutch: Coo

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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