Definitions For Courting


  • A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage)
  • A formal legal meeting in which evidence about crimes, disagreements, etc., is presented to a judge and often a jury so that decisions can be made according to the law
  • A place where legal cases are heard
  • An official group of people (such as a judge and jury) who listen to evidence and make decisions about legal cases


  • To act in a way that shows that you want or intend to get married
  • To perform the actions that lead to sexual activity
  • To give a lot of attention and praise to (someone) in order to get approval, support, etc.

Is Courting a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Courting is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Courting in a Sentence

  • Court is now in session.
  • Court is adjourned for the day.
  • There was a large group of protesters outside the court.
  • The couple courted for two years before marrying.
  • He was courting his college sweetheart.
  • A pair of robins courting

Synonyms for Courting

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