Coos



[koos] /kus/

noun
1.
a language of a group of American Indians indigenous to the coast of Oregon.
[koo] /ku/
verb (used without object), cooed, cooing.
1.
to utter or imitate the soft, murmuring sound characteristic of doves.
2.
to murmur or talk fondly or amorously.
verb (used with object), cooed, cooing.
3.
to utter by cooing.
noun
4.
a cooing sound.
[kaw-aw] /ˈkɔ ɔ/
noun
1.
Italian name of .
/kuː/
verb coos, cooing, cooed
1.
(intransitive) (of doves, pigeons, etc) to make a characteristic soft throaty call
2.
(transitive) to speak in a soft murmur
3.
(intransitive) to murmur lovingly (esp in the phrase bill and coo)
noun
4.
the sound of cooing
interjection
5.
(Brit, slang) an exclamation of surprise, awe, etc
abbreviation
1.
cost of ownership
abbreviation
1.
chief operating officer
v.

1660s, echoic of doves; the phrase to bill and coo is first recorded 1816. Related: Cooing. The noun is recorded from 1729.
chief operating officer

(written Cos in the R.V.), a small island, one of the Sporades in the Aegean Sea, in the north-west of Rhodes, off the coast of Caria. Paul on his return from his third missionary journey, passed the night here after sailing from Miletus (Acts 21:1). It is now called Stanchio.

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