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coo in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoocoo1 /kuː/ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive]HBB when doves or pigeons coo, they make a low soft cry2 [intransitive, transitive]SAY to make soft quiet sounds, or to speak in a soft quiet way πŸ”Š β€˜Darling, ’ she cooed. πŸ”Š a cooing voice β€”coo noun [countable] β†’ bill and coo at bill2(3)β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cooβ€’ The baby cooed as I held her.β€’ Other parents feel drained, with little emotional energy to devote to smiling and cooing at a seemingly uninterested child.β€’ We all watched as Alice stopped to coo at two canaries in a silver cage on the porch.β€’ After recovering from an attack of shallow breathing he recovered and one nurse said he was smiling and cooing in his cot.β€’ And, according to the radio, doves were cooing in the Kremlin.β€’ So the guards helped him down, cooing still.β€’ A maid, Nancy Brown, was appointed to wait on her and hairdressers hovered over her cooing their praises.β€’ He spoke of pretty girls cooing to him on college campuses and of assistant coaches questioning his manhood.