HyperDic: woo

English > 2 senses of the word woo:
VERBsocialwoo, courtseek someone's favor / favor
socialwoo, court, romance, solicitmake amorous advances towards
woo > pronunciation
English > woo: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningseek someone's favor / favor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"China is wooing Russia"
Spanishbuscar el favor, cortejar, jotear, pololear
Nounswooera man who courts a woman
English > woo: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmake amorous advances towards.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot woo Sue
Synonymscourt, romance, solicit
Narrowerchase, chase afterpursue someone sexually or romantically
displayattract attention by displaying some body part or posing
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcortejar, festejar, galantear
Catalancortejar, estar promès, fer la cort, festejar, galantejar, sortir
Nounswooera man who courts a woman
wooinga man's courting of a woman

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