cooing

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 /ˈkuːɪŋ/


For the verb: "to coo"

Present Participle: cooing
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

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cooing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (soft sound a pigeon makes)arrullo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 The cooing of the birds made the baby feel sleepy.
cooing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (soft murmuring speech)arrullo, susurro nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 The crying child calmed down at his mother's cooing.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

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coo nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dove, pigeon's soft cry)arrullo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 We could hear the soft coo of doves in the early morning.
coo viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (soft cry: dove, pigeon)arrullar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Pigeons cooed softly in the trees.
coo viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (talk softly, fondly)arrullar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 The lovers smiled and cooed softly to each other.
coo over [sb] vi + prep figurative (baby: admire fondly) (coloquial)estar embobado con loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 Brandy cooed over the new baby.
coo over [sth] vi + prep figurative (admire [sth])murmurar de admiración, murmurar con admiración loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 The girls all cooed over Belinda's new designer bag.
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