coo

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verb \ˈkü\

Definition of coo

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make the low soft cry of a dove or pigeon or a similar sound <The baby cooed quietly in her crib.>

  3. 2 :  to talk fondly, amorously, or appreciatively <The family cooed over the baby pictures.>

coo

noun

Examples of coo in a sentence

  1. The baby cooed quietly in her crib.

  2. The baby was making a cooing sound.

  3. They all cooed over the baby pictures.

  4. Oh, how sweet, she cooed.

Origin and Etymology of coo

imitative


First Known Use: 1577


COO

abbreviation

Definition of COO

  1. chief operating officer



COO Defined for English Language Learners

coo

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verb \ˈkü\

Definition of coo for English Language Learners

  • : to make the soft sound of a dove or pigeon; also : to make a similar sound

  • : to talk in a soft, quiet, and loving way


COO Defined for Kids

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coo

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verb \ˈkü\

Definition of coo for Students

cooed

cooing

  1. 1 :  to make the soft sound made by doves and pigeons or a similar sound

  2. 2 :  to talk or say fondly or lovingly <“Hush now,” she cooed to her baby.>


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coo

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noun

Definition of coo for Students

plural

coos

  1. :  a sound of or similar to that made by doves and pigeons



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