Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- Present participle of woo.
- A man giving a gift of roses is wooing a woman.
wooing (plural wooings)
- A courting; the process by which somebody is wooed.
2009 June 7, T. Coraghessan Boyle, “The Road Home”, New York Times:
- The difference here is that the protagonists in this collection are, for the most part, at the end of their lives, and so the news of familial drama and divorce and the cocktail parties, barbecues and casual wooings of quotidian life in suburbia is given retrospectively, wistfully, presented in the larger context as memories of lost moments and lost opportunities.