coo´ing|ly


coo´ing|ly
coo «koo», noun, verb, cooed, coo|ing, interjection.
–n.
1. the soft, murmuring sound made by doves or pigeons.
2. a sound like this.
–v.i.
1. to make a soft, murmuring sound.
2. to murmur softly; speak in a soft, loving manner: »

The mother cooed over her baby.

–v.t.
to utter or express by cooing.
–interj.
British Informal. an exclamation indicating astonishment or disbelief.
[imitative]
coo´er, noun.
coo´ing|ly, adverb.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • coo — [[t]ku[/t]] v. i. 1) to utter or imitate the soft, murmuring sound characteristic of doves 2) to murmur or talk fondly or amorously 3) to utter by cooing 4) a cooing sound • Etymology: 1660–70; imit. coo′er, n. coo′ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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