verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby woo
Origin of woo
OTHER WORDS FROM woowoo·er, nounwoo·ing·ly, adverbun·wooed, adjective
Examples from the Web for wooing
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
To compete with Netanyahu, Labor's calling for a "big-tent" party and is wooing former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni.
Wooing insurgents to strike a peace deal is undoubtedly a daunting challenge.
The Sun: Prince Harry is ‘wooing’ pretty actress Gabriella Wilde but she is nervous about becoming a ‘royal girlfriend,’ pals say.
The princesss father opposes his wooing, jealous as he is of the heros renown.Torrent of Portyngale|Unknown
In the wooing of Lady Anne there was both heart and passion, but the mood was that of lightsome duplicity.Shadows of the Stage|William Winter
Harold, on his side, was conscious that the interest of his wooing was not standing still.Felix Holt, The Radical|George Eliot
Clearly the time of wooing had been too short and feverish to lead up to a placid married life.The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)|John Holland Rose
Of such sort are the coxcombs who boast about wooing and winning their wives.Damn!|Henry Louis Mencken
British Dictionary definitions for wooing
verb woos, wooing or wooed
Derived forms of woowooer, nounwooing, noun
Word Origin for woo
Idioms and Phrases with wooing
see pitch woo.