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woo

woo

 
pronunciation:
wu
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wooed, wooing, woos
definition 1: to seek to win the love or approval of, esp. as a spouse; court.
synonyms:
court, romance
similar words:
chase, date, propose, pursue, seduce, see
definition 2: to seek to achieve or obtain.
He wooed success.
synonyms:
pursue, seek, solicit
similar words:
chase, covet, hanker, quest
definition 3: to solicit or invite (some consequence or result).
In his extravagance, he woos financial ruin.
synonyms:
ask, court, encourage, invite, solicit
similar words:
beg, demand, entreat, petition, request, urge, welcome
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to seek the affections of a woman; court.
synonyms:
court
similar words:
date, propose, romance
derivation: wooingly (adv.)