Associations to the word «Courtship»


COURTSHIP, noun. The act of paying court, with the intent to solicit a favor.
COURTSHIP, noun. The act of wooing in love; solicitation of woman to marriage.
COURTSHIP, noun. Courtliness; elegance of manners; courtesy.
COURTSHIP, noun. Court policy; the character of a courtier; artifice of a court; court-craft; finesse.

Dictionary definition

COURTSHIP, noun. A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats