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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The sound made by a pigeon v. - Cry softly, as of pigeons; Speak softly or lovingly.

Usage examples (36)
  • I don't b'Iieve he's anywhere within coo-ee of our place.
  • Elizabeth, with what the girl called a coo in her voice.
  • But kartoffel definitely wins, and I like cumin better but only if you say "coo" and not "cyu".
  • Presently there came the "coo" of a wood-pigeon from in front. for more
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  • A "coo" is the sound made by a pigeon or dove, while a "coup" is a sudden act, as in overthrowing a government.
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