Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wooing
IPA transcription: [w'uɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: courtship, wooing, courting, suit
    Meaning: a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship"
Usage examples
  • The shock of her brief interview with her brother over, reflection assured her, knowing all she did, that Stanley's wooing would prosper, and so this cause of quarrel had really nothing in it; no, nothing but a display of his temper and morals--not very astonishing, after all--and, like an ugly picture or a dreadful dream, in no way to affect her after-life, except as an odious remembrance.