Courtship meaning

kôrtshĭp
The act of paying court, with the intent to solicit a favor.
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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.

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The act, process, or period of courting.
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Specialized behavior in animals that leads to or initiates mating.
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Courtliness; elegance of manners; courtesy.
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Court policy; the character of a courtier; artifice of a court; court-craft; finesse.
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The activity or period of courting or wooing.
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The act of wooing in love; solicitation of woman to marriage.
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Origin of courtship

  • From court +‎ -ship.

    From Wiktionary