Cooee



[koo-ee] /ˈku i/

noun
1.
a prolonged, shrill, clear call or cry used as a signal by Australian Aborigines and adopted by the settlers in the country.
verb (used without object), cooeed, cooeeing.
2.
to utter the call “cooee.”.
/ˈkuːiː/
interjection
1.
a call used to attract attention, esp (originally) a long loud high-pitched call on two notes used in the Australian bush
verb cooees, cooeeing, cooeed, cooeys, cooeying, cooeyed
2.
(intransitive) to utter this call
noun
3.
(Austral & NZ, informal) calling distance (esp in the phrase within (a) cooee (of))

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