cooee


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cooee

(ˈkuːiː) or

cooey

interj
a call used to attract attention, esp (originally) a long loud high-pitched call on two notes used in the Australian bush
vb, cooees, cooeeing, cooeed, cooeys, cooeying or cooeyed
(intr) to utter this call
n
informal Austral and NZ calling distance (esp in the phrase within (a) cooee (of))
[C19: from a native Australian language]

cooee


Past participle: cooeed
Gerund: cooeeing

Imperative
cooee
cooee
Present
I cooee
you cooee
he/she/it cooees
we cooee
you cooee
they cooee
Preterite
I cooeed
you cooeed
he/she/it cooeed
we cooeed
you cooeed
they cooeed
Present Continuous
I am cooeeing
you are cooeeing
he/she/it is cooeeing
we are cooeeing
you are cooeeing
they are cooeeing
Present Perfect
I have cooeed
you have cooeed
he/she/it has cooeed
we have cooeed
you have cooeed
they have cooeed
Past Continuous
I was cooeeing
you were cooeeing
he/she/it was cooeeing
we were cooeeing
you were cooeeing
they were cooeeing
Past Perfect
I had cooeed
you had cooeed
he/she/it had cooeed
we had cooeed
you had cooeed
they had cooeed
Future
I will cooee
you will cooee
he/she/it will cooee
we will cooee
you will cooee
they will cooee
Future Perfect
I will have cooeed
you will have cooeed
he/she/it will have cooeed
we will have cooeed
you will have cooeed
they will have cooeed
Future Continuous
I will be cooeeing
you will be cooeeing
he/she/it will be cooeeing
we will be cooeeing
you will be cooeeing
they will be cooeeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cooeeing
you have been cooeeing
he/she/it has been cooeeing
we have been cooeeing
you have been cooeeing
they have been cooeeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cooeeing
you will have been cooeeing
he/she/it will have been cooeeing
we will have been cooeeing
you will have been cooeeing
they will have been cooeeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cooeeing
you had been cooeeing
he/she/it had been cooeeing
we had been cooeeing
you had been cooeeing
they had been cooeeing
Conditional
I would cooee
you would cooee
he/she/it would cooee
we would cooee
you would cooee
they would cooee
Past Conditional
I would have cooeed
you would have cooeed
he/she/it would have cooeed
we would have cooeed
you would have cooeed
they would have cooeed
Translations

cooee

interjhuhu
vihuhu rufen
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This character type appeared in a number of Australian films dating back to 1907, Robbery Under Arms (1907), Captain Starlight (1910), Thunderbolt ((1910), The Assigned Servant (1911), The Squatter's Son (1911), Assigned to his Wife(1911), Cooee and the Echo (1912), The Bondage of the Bush (1913), Robbery Under Arms (1920) and The Gentleman Bushranger (1921).
The cooee whistle cracked through the dawn like a baton slammed into a body.
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He thought that the child had then dismounted, left the horse and headed towards the cooee, along a fence and then across an old bridge to the road his mother had just left as she hurried towards where she had heard him answer her cooee.
And you should definitely put the city library on your itinerary if you are ever fortunate enough to be within cooee of Malmo.
Hovering within cooee of this statement was the nation's battalion of brave, bronzed guardian angels, the mythical and legendary Anzac spirits who had been invoked ten months earlier at the New South Wales state funeral for Ted Matthews.
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AQUEOUS, QUEUE, ONOMATOPOEIA, COOEE, HAWAIIAN and SEQUOIA are perhaps the most familiar.
TAAFFEITE (oed), KAARRE (tig), JERUBBAAL, CARIBBEE, SUBBOOKKEEPER, OCCAANECHY (Hodge), RACCOON, COFFEE, BUFFOON, GEGGEE, URHHEEN, FISHHOOK, IIKKA (tig), MARKKAA (cham), SUBBOOKKEEPER, AKKYYA (tig), BOUGANVILLIIDAE, SAMMAA, ANNAAS, BLENNIID, BUDENNYY (tig), COOEE, BOOKKEEPER, HOOQQA (oed), TIPPEE, WHIPPOORWILL, OPPUURS (tig), SARRII (Hodge), KIBROTHHATTAAVAH, QUUNNIPIEUCK (Hodge), ARROWWEED, BOWWOOD, QUIZZEE
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