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  • IPA: /kuː/
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Homophone: coup


Coo (uncountable)
  1. The murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon.


Coo (third-person singular simple present Coos, present participle Cooing, simple past and past participle Cooed)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon.
  2. (intransitive) To speak in an admiring fashion, to be enthusiastic about.

Derived terms


Coo (comparative more Coo, superlative most Coo)

  1. (slang) Informal variation of cool.



  1. Expression of fright, surprise, approval, etc.

Adverbs for Coo

plaintively; murmurously; softly; romantically; gently; lovingly; affectionately; dellcately.


aspirate, bark, bawl, bellow, blare, blat, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, buzz, cackle, call, carol, caw, chant, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, drawl, drum, exclaim, flute, gabble, gaggle, gasp, gobble, growl, grunt, guggle, hiss, honk, hoo, hoot, keen, lilt, maffle, mumble, murmur, mussitate, mutter, pant, peep, pip, pipe, quack, roar, roll, rumble, scold, scream, screech, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap, snarl, snort, sob, squall, squawk, squeal, susurrate, thunder, trill, trumpet, twang, tweet, twit, twitter, wail, warble, whine, whisper, whistle, yap, yawp, yell, yelp

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