HyperDic: courtship

English > 1 sense of the word courtship:
NOUNcommunicationcourtship, wooing, courting, suita man's courting of a woman
courtship > pronunciation
Soundskao'rchih.p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > courtship: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage).
Example"its was a brief and intense courtship"
Synonymswooing, courting, suit
NarrowerbundlingA onetime custom during courtship of unmarried couples occupying the same bed without undressing
Broaderentreaty, prayer, appealearnest or urgent request
Spanishcortejo, festejo, galanteo
Catalanfesteig, galanteig

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