Translation of "woo" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /wuː/ us present participle wooing, past tense and past participle wooed

to try to persuade someone to support you or to use your business

The party has been trying to woo the voters with promises of electoral reform.

old-fashioned If a man woos a woman, he gives her a lot of attention in an attempt to persuade her to marry him.

He wooed her for months with flowers and expensive presents.

(Translation of “woo” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /wuː/ (3rd person singular present tense woos, past tense, past participle wooed)

(of a man) to seek as a wife

He wooed the daughter of the king.
wooer noun


(Translation of “woo” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)