Woo, v. i. To court; to make love.
Woo v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wooed p. pr. & vb. n. Wooing.]
1. To solicit in love; to court.
Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes
The image he himself has wrought. --Prior.
2. To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
Thee, chantress, oft the woods among
I woo, to hear thy even song. --Milton.
I woo the wind
That still delays his coming. --Bryant.
v 1: seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia" [syn: court]
2: make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary" [syn:
court, romance, solicit]