COO

coo

(noun) the sound made by a pigeon

coo

(verb) cry softly, as of pigeons

coo

(verb) speak softly or lovingly; “The mother who held her baby was cooing softly”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

COO (plural COOs)

Initialism of chief operating officer.

(international trade) Initialism of country of origin.

Anagrams

• OOC

Etymology 1

Noun

coo (plural coos)

The murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon.

(by extension) An expression of pleasure made by a person.

Verb

coo (third-person singular simple present coos, present participle cooing, simple past and past participle cooed)

(ambitransitive) To make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon.

(intransitive) To speak in an admiring fashion, to be enthusiastic about.

Etymology 2

Adjective

coo (comparative more coo, superlative most coo)

(slang) Cool.

Etymology 3

Interjection

coo

An expression of approval, fright, surprise, etc. [from early 20th c.]

Anagrams

• OOC

Source: Wiktionary


Coo, v. i. [imp. & p.p. Cooed; p.pr. & vb.n. Cooing.]

1. To make a low repeated cry or sound, like the characteristic note of pigeons or doves. The stockdove only through the forest cooes, Mournfully hoarse. Thomson.

2. To show affection; to act in a loving way. See under Bill, v. i. "Billing or cooing." Byron.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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