Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who woos.
  • noun One who promotes the marriage of another; a match maker.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who wooes; one who courts or solicits in love; a suitor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun someone who woos or courts

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a man who courts a woman

Etymologies

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Middle English wowere, from Old English wōgere, from 'wōgian 'to woo' + -ere '-er' -- compare woo

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