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COURTSHIP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does courtship mean? 

COURTSHIP (noun)
  The noun COURTSHIP has 1 sense:

1. a man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)

  Familiarity information: COURTSHIP used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COURTSHIP (noun)


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Meaning:

A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

courting; courtship; wooing; suit

Context example:

its was a brief and intense courtship

Hypernyms ("courtship" is a kind of...):

appeal; entreaty; prayer (earnest or urgent request)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "courtship"):

bundling (a onetime custom during courtship of unmarried couples occupying the same bed without undressing)


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