bill and coo

Definition of bill and coo

old-fashioned
:to kiss and talk quietly
  • A young couple sat together in the corner, billing and cooing.

Word by Word Definitions

bill play
  1. : the jaws of a bird together with their horny covering

  2. : a mouthpart (such as the beak of a turtle) that resembles a bird's bill

  3. : the point of an anchor fluke — see anchor illustration

  1. : to touch and rub bill to bill (see 1bill 1)

  2. : to caress affectionately

  1. : a weapon in use up to the 18th century that consists of a long staff ending in a hook-shaped blade

  2. : billhook

  1. : an itemized list or a statement of particulars (such as a list of materials or of members of a ship's crew)

  2. : a written document or note

  3. : a formal petition

  1. : to enter in an accounting system : prepare a bill of (charges)

  2. : to submit a bill (see 4bill 4a) of charges to

  3. : to enter (something, such as freight) in a waybill

coo play
  1. : to make the low soft cry of a dove or pigeon or a similar sound

  2. : to talk fondly, amorously, or appreciatively


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