Cooed
Coo 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. [1913 Webster]

The stockdove only through the forest cooes, Mournfully hoarse. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

2. To show affection; to act in a loving way. See under {Bill}, v. i. ``Billing or cooing.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cooed — kuː v. make soft cooing sounds (like the call of a dove or pigeon); talk amorously n. soft murmuring sound; call of a pigeon or dove …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coo — [[t]ku͟ː[/t]] coos, cooing, cooed 1) VERB When a dove or pigeon coos, it makes the soft sounds that doves and pigeons typically make. Pigeons fluttered in and out, cooing gently. 2) VERB When someone coos, they speak in a very soft, quiet voice… …   English dictionary

  • coo — UK [kuː] / US [ku] verb Word forms coo : present tense I/you/we/they coo he/she/it coos present participle cooing past tense cooed past participle cooed 1) [intransitive] to make the soft low sound that birds such as doves and pigeons make 2)… …   English dictionary

  • coo´ing|ly — coo «koo», noun, verb, cooed, coo|ing, interjection. –n. 1. the soft, murmuring sound made by doves or pigeons. 2. a sound like this. –v.i. 1. to make a soft, murmuring sound. 2. to murmur softly; speak in a soft, loving manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • coo´er — coo «koo», noun, verb, cooed, coo|ing, interjection. –n. 1. the soft, murmuring sound made by doves or pigeons. 2. a sound like this. –v.i. 1. to make a soft, murmuring sound. 2. to murmur softly; speak in a soft, loving manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coo — 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. [1913 Webster] The stockdove only through the forest cooes, Mournfully hoarse. Thomson. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cooing — Coo 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. [1913 Webster] The stockdove only through the forest cooes, Mournfully hoarse. Thomson.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coo — intransitive verb Etymology: imitative Date: 1577 1. to make the low soft cry of a dove or pigeon or a similar sound 2. to talk fondly, amorously, or appreciatively < the family cooed over the baby pictures > • coo noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Irregular verb — In contrast to regular verbs, irregular verbs are those verbs that fall outside the standard patterns of conjugation in the languages in which they occur.When comparing languages, one measure often brought into play as one of the few quantitative …   Wikipedia

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