to utter or imitate the soft, murmuring sound characteristic of doves.
to murmur or talk fondly or amorously.
to utter by cooing.
a cooing sound.
- coo·er, noun
Other definitions for coo (2 of 4)
(used to express surprise or amazement.)
Other definitions for Coo (3 of 4)
Italian name of Kos.
Other definitions for COO (4 of 4)
chief operating officer.
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How to use coo in a sentence
We coo over how cute our cat is and minimize the drudgery of cleaning the litter box.
And Facebook, under coo and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg, has attempted to cultivate a reputation for being friendly to parents.Don’t Be Fooled by Apple and Facebook, Egg Freezing Is Not a Benefit | Samantha Allen | October 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
While Facebook coo and Lean In guru Sheryl Sandberg urged teachers to “ban bossy,” they embrace the label “boss” wholeheartedly.
They told the public not to believe that the coo meant what he said even though, yes, he said it.
The next day, Chrysler panicked and tried to walk the story back, though they never challenged the accuracy of the coo quote.
He soon sends them flying back to their house on the roof, where they chatter and coo in great excitement.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson
About half-past three, the doves began to coo, and that made the monkey sit up and listen.Kari the Elephant | Dhan Gopal Mukerji
I'm the oldest girl at Miss Waring's—locked up there with a lot of little pigeons that coo every time you look at them.A Hoosier Chronicle | Meredith Nicholson
We were now about one hundred and fifty yards away, and I suddenly leapt to my feet and coo-eed several times.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont | Louis de Rougemont
Arrived there, she stopped for breath for a while, and then sent forth a long "coo-ie."Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
British Dictionary definitions for coo (1 of 3)
(intr) (of doves, pigeons, etc) to make a characteristic soft throaty call
(tr) to speak in a soft murmur
(intr) to murmur lovingly (esp in the phrase bill and coo)
the sound of cooing
British slang an exclamation of surprise, awe, etc
- cooer, noun
- cooingly, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for COO (2 of 3)
chief operating officer
British Dictionary definitions for CoO (3 of 3)
cost of ownership
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