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v. cooed, coo·ing, coos
1. To utter the murmuring sound of a dove or pigeon or a sound resembling it.
2. To talk fondly or amorously in murmurs: The visitors cooed over the newborn baby.
To express or utter with soft murmuring sounds.
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vb, coos, cooing or cooed
1. (Zoology) (intr) (of doves, pigeons, etc) to make a characteristic soft throaty call
2. (tr) to speak in a soft murmur
3. (intr) to murmur lovingly (esp in the phrase bill and coo)
(Zoology) the sound of cooing
slang Brit an exclamation of surprise, awe, etc
(Economics) cost of ownership
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) chief operating officer
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to utter or imitate the soft, murmuring sound characteristic of doves.
2. to murmur or talk fondly or amorously.v.t.
3. to utter by cooing.n.
4. a cooing sound.
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Past participle: cooed
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|Noun||1.||coo - the sound made by a pigeon|
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
|Verb||1.||coo - speak softly or lovingly; "The mother who held her baby was cooing softly"|
murmur - speak softly or indistinctly; "She murmured softly to the baby in her arms"
|2.||coo - cry softly, as of pigeons|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
COOabbr of chief operating officer → höchster diensthabender Offizier
vi (pigeon, fig) → gurren
interj (Brit, inf) → ui
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. vi (dove) → tubare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
coovi (pret & pp cooed) (ped) arrullar, hacer sonidos como una paloma
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.