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1. courting

noun. ['ˈkɔrtɪŋ'] a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage).

Synonyms

  • bundling
  • suit
  • courtship
  • prayer
  • entreaty
  • appeal

Antonyms

  • uglify
  • nonreligious person
  • repel
  • unattractiveness

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Words that Rhyme with Courting

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  • supporting
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  • reporting
  • purporting
  • importing
  • exhorting
  • deporting
  • cavorting
  • thwarting
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  • sporting
  • snorting
  • aborting
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  • shorting
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Example sentences of the word courting


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Alligators typically begin courting during the late spring, and breeding is under way by early summer.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Males use these externally visible vestigial legs, which look sort of like little spurs, during courting.

Quotes containing the word courting


1. When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

2. A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity."[Letter to Max Brod, July 5, 1922]
- Franz Kafka

3. Every time I read to her, it was like I was courting her, because sometimes, just sometimes, she would fall in love with me again, just like she had a long time ago. And that's the most wonderful feeling in the world. How many people are ever given that chance? To have someone you love fall in love with you over and over?
- Nicholas Sparks, The Wedding

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