Gooed vs Wooed - What's the difference?

gooed | wooed |


As verbs the difference between gooed and wooed

is that gooed is (goo) while wooed is (woo).

gooed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (goo)

  • goo

    English

    Etymology 1

    American English, known since 1903, probably from (1787), possibly an alteration of glue.

    Noun

    (-)
  • (uncountable, informal) Any semi-solid or liquid substance; especially one that is sticky, gummy or slippery; frequently of vague or unknown composition, or a bodily fluid.
  • ''I stepped in some goo and had a terrible time getting the sticky stuff off my shoes.
  • Excessive, showy sentimentality
  • ''When dad couldn't stand the goo anymore, he stopped Tommy's tearful goodbye from the Swedish au-pair Matts, firmly smacking the boys' pants and grumbling "Now stop the goo or I'll give each of you a reason to cry!"
    Derived terms
    * from goo to you by way of the zoo * gooey * gooeyness
    Synonyms
    * gloop * glop * gook * goop * gunge * gunk * gum * muck * ooze * paste * slop * sludge

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To apply goo to something.
  • ''They gooed their hair with some fragrant styling product.

    Etymology 2

    (onomatopoeia)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An example of baby talk.
  • ''The infant's goos and gahs were endearing.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To produce baby talk.
  • ''The baby gooed while daddy made sappy faces at it.

    See also

    * gaga, ga-ga * goo-goo

    References

    * * ----

    wooed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (woo)
  • Anagrams

    *

    woo

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) wowen, .

    Alternative forms

    * wo, wow, wowe (obsolete)

    Verb

  • To endeavor to gain someone's support.
  • (often of a man) To try to persuade someone to marry oneself; to solicit in love.
  • * Prior
  • Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes / The image he himself has wrought.
  • To court solicitously; to invite with importunity.
  • * Milton
  • Thee, chantress, oft the woods among / I woo , to hear thy even song.
  • * Bryant
  • I woo the wind / That still delays his coming.
    Synonyms
    * court
    Derived terms
    * woo back

    Etymology 2

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (slang) Expressing joy or mirth; woohoo, yahoo.
  • "I got you a new cell phone." "Woo , that's great!"

    Etymology 3