Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search
Historians are the consummate hairdressers of the literary world: cooing in public, catty in private.
Craig Brown

Meaning of "cooing" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF COOING

cooing  [ˈkuːɪŋ] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COOING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cooing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COOING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cooing in the English dictionary

The definition of cooing in the dictionary is the act of making a gentle low noise.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COOING


blueing
ˈbluːɪŋ
brewing
ˈbruːɪŋ
canoeing
kəˈnuːɪŋ
devaluing
ˌdiːˈvæljuːɪŋ
discontinuing
ˌdɪskənˈtɪnjuːɪŋ
doing
ˈduːɪŋ
ensuing
ɪnˈsjuːɪŋ
issuing
ˈɪʃuːɪŋ
MEWing
ˈmjuːɪŋ
pursuing
pəˈsjuːɪŋ
queuing
ˈkjuːɪŋ
rescuing
ˈreskjuːɪŋ
snowshoeing
ˈsnəʊˌʃuːɪŋ
stewing
ˈstjuːɪŋ
suing
ˈsuːɪŋ
undoing
ʌnˈduːɪŋ
valuing
ˈvæljuːɪŋ
viewing
ˈvjuːɪŋ
wooing
ˈwuːɪŋ
wrongdoing
ˈrɒŋˌduːɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COOING

coo
cooch
Cooch Behar
cooee
cooer
cooey
coof
cooingly
cook
Cook Inlet
Cook Islands
cook shop
cook someone´s goose
Cook Strait
cook the books
cook up
cook-chill
cook-chill foods
cook-general
cook-off

WORDS THAT END LIKE COOING

agoing
be going
booing
churchgoing
criminal wrongdoing
easy-going
echoing
foregoing
going
heavy going
ingoing
lassoing
movie-going
nothing doing
ocean-going
ongoing
outgoing
thoroughgoing
toing and froing
Tourcoing

Synonyms and antonyms of cooing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cooing» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF COOING

Find out the translation of cooing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cooing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cooing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

咕咕
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrullos
570 millions of speakers

English

cooing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cooing
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هديل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

воркование
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arrulhar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কূজন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

roucoulement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cooing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gurren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クークー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

옹알 옹알
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cooing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thì thầm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கொஞ்சுதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cooing
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cooing
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tubare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gaworzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

воркування
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gângurit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cooing
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cooing
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kurrer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cooing

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COOING»

The term «cooing» is regularly used and occupies the 61.944 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
71
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «cooing» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of cooing
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «cooing».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COOING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cooing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cooing» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cooing

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «COOING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cooing.
1
Craig Brown
Historians are the consummate hairdressers of the literary world: cooing in public, catty in private.
2
William Hamilton Maxwell
Billing and cooing to me is worse to witness an execution.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COOING»

Discover the use of cooing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cooing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cognitive Psychology
In terms of language acquisition, however, it is the cooing of infants that most intrigues linguists. Cooing is the infant's oral expression that explores the production of vowel sounds. The cooing of infants around the world, including deaf infants, ...
Robert Sternberg, 2008
2
Ecology and Management of the Mourning Dove
In both of these studies, perch-cooing rates and probability of cooing were low during nest site selection and nest building (Table 39 and Figure 41), requiring one to three days and two to four days, respectively. Cooing increased during laying ...
Thomas S. Baskett, 1993
3
Search of Excellence, ANTEC 91
CTM Rotor Melt Temperature Homogeneity will icron 0.5" di*. flow channd Hoiw cooing oH Mmp, - 460-F. —75 RPM No Rao. Coofeg -25 RPM. Rotor Cooing On - SORPMNoHotorCoofcig — SO RPM flotof Cooing On -7$HPM.r*>Hc«orCoofr>g  ...
Society of Plas, Society of Plastic Engineers, 1991
4
Ballou's Monthly Magazine
For I must listen to these doves, These cooing doves, These cooing doves. Saco, Mb., January, i8St. They haun t me so , — these cooing doves t They haunt me so ! They haunt me sot They haunt me everywhere I go. Both night and clay I hear ...
5
Handbook of Emotion Regulation, First Edition
To explain the variation across individuals, we hypothesized that animals who perceived this challenge as a threat and thus would strongly activate the amygdala would show less cooing while those animals who directed their behavior toward ...
James J. Gross, 2011
6
Handbook of Growth and Growth Monitoring in Health and Disease
In ordinary circumstances, children display a stepwise progression in their language development. This progression is commonly divided into the following developmental steps: cooing, babbling, one-word utterances, two-word utterances, ...
Victor R. Preedy, 2011
7
Language Development From Birth To Three
It is characterized by cooing and laughter; sustained laughter occurs at 16 weeks. Stark ( 1979) notes: “Cooing (comfort) sounds are produced in comfortable states usually in response to smiling and talking on the part of the mother” (p. 24).
Moshe Anisfeld, 2014
8
The Communicative Competence of Young Children: A Modular ...
Although none ofthe stagesofvocal development are clearly delimited– childrendo not wake up one morning having suddenly moved to a new stage – the cooing stage of vocal development is generally regarded as beginning around the sixth ...
Susan H. Foster, 2014
9
Scientific American Explores the Hidden Mind: A Collector's ...
Morphine decreased the amount of cooing normally displayed in the alone and stare conditions. Conversely, cooing was increased by naloxone, a compound that binds to opiate receptors but blocks the activity of morphine and endogenous  ...
Scientific American, 2002
10
Basic sleep Mechanisms
Blockade of “reflex” bow-cooing in the chronic, androgen-treated, male thalamic pigeon. Chronic thalamic pigeon, 1 2 weeks after ablation of the cerebral hemispheres, treated with 0.3 mg of testosterone daily for 20 days. Each record shows ...
Olga Petre-Quadens, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COOING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cooing is used in the context of the following news items.
1
There's Nothing Winning About Your Faults
A professor from Berkeley used to tell a story about a small girl facing a radically different response than the conventional cooing and fussing. «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
2
6 adorable animals that teach us a thing or two about parenting
It's no mistake that these cooing birds are associated with love. A pair will mate for life, becoming loyal partners through the thick and the thin. «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
3
Listen to Laurel's Majestic New Tune "Blue Blood"
... to elevate it to epic status: plaintive piano chords, anxious strings, thunder-clap beats, and Laurel's sultry, pouting tones cooing throughout. «Noisey, Jul 15»
4
Janet Jackson Debuts 'No Sleeep' Lyric Video
... R&B throwback beat kicks in, Jackson cooing “plush” in her best bedroom voice (is there any better kind?). Clips of real lyric sheets—some of ... «PopCrush, Jul 15»
5
Caitlyn Jenner's Mom Confesses: 'My First Feeling Was I Lost My Son'
The teaser also features Kylie Jenner warning Caitlyn that Kris Jenner owns the same dress she's cooing over. Caitlyn is also pretty great at ... «LAist, Jul 15»
6
THERE'S Your Hyperinflation!
Fed apologists are happily cooing about this. Last month, Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman said, “This is actually wonderful. «Gold Seek, Jul 15»
7
'It's not like Argo': the trials of a tour guide in Iran
“Aus-tra-lia,” sang Muriel, making it sound like an exotic flower, and there was a general cooing and bandying of benign phrases: “How ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
8
Kelly Rutherford pictured for first time reuniting with her children
The blonde star doted on the two children, as she made cooing faces to her daughter who moreover showered her mother with affection. «South Carolina SC, Jul 15»
9
Janet Jackson's Janet proved authenticity can hold its own against …
The album opens like a diary with Janet cooing in her signature shy voice, “We had the kind of night where morning comes too soon” over a ... «A.V. Club, Jul 15»
10
Poem of the week: The Silver Swan by Anon
In the opening couplet, the alliteration of “silver”, “swan” and “silent” is offset by the cooing vowel-sound of “note”, “approached”, “throat”. «The Guardian, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cooing [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cooing>. Aug 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z