Origin of woo
OTHER WORDS FROM woowooer, nounwoo·ing·ly, adverbun·wooed, adjective
How to use woo in a sentence
That makes sense when you consider its CEO — Ben Kaufman, previously the chief commerce officer and chief marketing officer at BuzzFeed behind the brand’s buzzy forays into retail that further wooed over millennials.‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores|Kayleigh Barber|February 3, 2021|Digiday
It could get worse if unrestricted free agent Romeo Okwara, the ninth-best pass rusher of 2020 per Pro Football Focus, is wooed by another club.
Last privately valued at more than $1 billion, according to equity-tracker PitchBook, Symphony could be a handy add-on for a cloud company interested in wooing Wall Street.5 software acquisitions Salesforce’s Slack deal could spur|rhhackettfortune|December 4, 2020|Fortune
That might sound too woo-woo, too undisciplined to crack the sophisticated surface of a modern poem, but I found it takes a lot more discipline to withhold one’s judgment, to muzzle one’s consternation and simply let the lines work.I didn’t think I understood modern poetry. The less I tried to get it, the more I came to love it.|Ron Charles|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
The terms were enough for a16z to win the deal against some tough competition, including Benchmark, which was also trying to woo Github at the time, as general partner, Peter Fenton, said recently.A16z is now managing $16.5 billion, after announcing two new funds|Natasha Mascarenhas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
Going northward would antagonize Iraqi Sunnis, whom Washington and Baghdad are currently wooing.There’s Only One Way to Beat ISIS: Work With Assad and Iran|Leslie H. Gelb|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it was his younger brother Maurice who did the important work of wooing and schmoozing the clients.Charles Saatchi: From Saatchi & Saatchi to Allegedly Choking Nigella Lawson|Peter Jukes|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Forget a sensitive GOP, a nurturing GOP, a warm-and-fuzzy, women-wooing GOP.Squishes, Step Aside: Ted Cruz and Chris Christie’s Old-School Manliness|Michelle Cottle|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It will take significant wooing in the brick-and-mortar world to lure them into the virtual one.Fashion of a Certain Age New Website Halsbrook.com Caters to Mature Shoppers|Robin Givhan|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To compete with Netanyahu, Labor's calling for a "big-tent" party and is wooing former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni.
In starting out upon this simultaneous wooing, you forget that Mr. Devenish has already had his turn this morning alone.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Talking of his wooing afresh of Mrs. Lane, and of his going to serve the Bishop of London.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
The river's song should have summoned up the vision of those living waters, and their wooing, "Let him that is athirst come!"Alone|Marion Harland
Her thoughts were all secret; her heart was locked and bolted; and he stood without, vainly wooing her with his eves.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
Was Deuceace sincere in his professions of love, or was he only a sharper wooing her for her money?Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush|William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for woo
Derived forms of woowooer, nounwooing, noun
Word Origin for woo
Other Idioms and Phrases with woo
see pitch woo.