courtship: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kôrt'ship, kōrt'-), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- the wooing of one person by another.
- the period during which such wooing takes place.
- solicitation of favors, applause, etc.
- behavior in animals that occurs before and during mating, often including elaborate displays.
- courtly behavior; courtesy; gallantry.