Origin of woo
OTHER WORDS FROM woowooer, nounwoo·ing·ly, adverbun·wooed, adjective
How to use woo in a sentence
He woos Alexandra, but he is rebuffed by her two older brothers, who distrust any man who has seen the world beyond Nebraska.
He woos her with tales of his fraught relationship with Queen Isabella of Spain and his love of the open ocean.
Yet he woos her with the same devotion which a lover shows to his mistress.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
He that woos a maiden maun come seldom in her sight: he that woos a widow maun ply her day and night.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop
The bird woos its mate with the beauty of its plumage and the harmonious notes of its love-call.Sex=The Unknown Quantity|Ali Nomad
Ilmarinen arrives at the homestead of Pohjola, woos the daughter of the house, and perilous tasks are assigned to him (1-32).Kalevala, Volume I (of 2)|Anonymous
He woos and wins the daughter of a country clergyman, marries, and finds a young family growing up around him.Crabbe, (George)|Alfred Ainger
British Dictionary definitions for woo
Derived forms of woowooer, nounwooing, noun
Word Origin for woo
Other Idioms and Phrases with woo
see pitch woo.