wooer


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woo

 (wo͞o)
v. wooed, woo·ing, woos
v.tr.
1. To seek the affection of (someone, especially a woman) with the intent to marry or begin a romantic relationship.
2. To gain the favor of (someone) or move (someone) to do something by entreaties or inducements: an ad campaign that wooed customers away from their usual brand.
v.intr.
To seek the romantic affection of someone, especially a woman.

[Middle English wowen, from Old English wōgian.]

woo′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wooer - a man who courts a womanwooer - a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
adorer, admirer - someone who admires a young woman; "she had many admirers"
prince charming - a suitor who fulfills the dreams of his beloved

wooer

noun
A man who courts a woman:
Translations
مُغازِل، مُتَوَدِّد، خاطِب
bejler
udvarló
biîill
nápadník
kur yapan kimse

wooer

n (dated)Werber m; (fig)Buhler(in) m(f)(of sth um etw); a wooer of the unionsein Buhler um die Gunst der Gewerkschaften

woo

(wuː) 3rd person singular present tense woos: past tense, past participle wooed verb
(of a man) to seek as a wife. He wooed the daughter of the king.
ˈwooer noun
References in classic literature ?
But as he did not trust himself as a wooer, he determined to send his old mother on the mission.
Bounderby went every evening to Stone Lodge as an accepted wooer.
He was a flaming example to the wooers of glorious fortune.
In the big city the twin spirits Romance and Adventure are always abroad seeking worthy wooers.
If Minerva were to take as great a liking to you as she did to Ulysses when we were fighting before Troy (for I never yet saw the gods so openly fond of any one as Minerva then was of your father), if she would take as good care of you as she did of him, these wooers would soon some of them forget their wooing.
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They win over doubters--including a frosty HR manager (Kirsten Dunst), a husband in one case and a new wooer in another.
Yet at the same time, Joan's ultimate denial of her wooer provided DeMille with two terrific points of tension for his quasi-historical extravaganza: her noble denial, in which she states (through intertitles): "There is room in each heart but for one love--mine is for France"; and the battle of Orleans, in which Joan must fight opposite her putative lover, who is leading the English army.
70-1) with a host of anticipations: that this wooer should be threatening and vain, yet harmless and endearing; that he should present bravado and eccentricity that belie cowardice and reliance on parasitic assistants; that he should select a social cast-off for his bride, and undertake to school her in a discipline over which he has little mastery; that he should undergo a transformation for love, and view his beloved through a distorted lens; that his courtship should prove hurried and uncivil; and that his folly should be exposed by play's end.
TV ads and posters proclaiming a Duterte-Cayetano tandem, apparently funded by vice presidential candidate and Duterte wooer Sen.
As Blake steps off the elevator into the lobby of his building, he finds her standing among a group of "men waiting for girls" (285), as though he is now the secretary being courted and she the philandering wooer.