- The definition of courtship is the period of dating before a decision to marry.
An example of courtship is the time during which a young couple dates before getting engaged.
courtship definition by Webster's New World
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the activity or period of courting or wooing
courtship definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act, process, or period of courting.
- Zoology Specialized behavior in animals that leads to or initiates mating.