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bill and coo

To kiss, nuzzle, and talk sweetly with another person, typically a romantic partner. All my sister and her boyfriend do is bill and coo—it's so nauseating.
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cuckoo

Crazy. There's a guy on our corner who shouts about the end of the world; I think he's a little cuckoo.

bill and coo

LITERARY, OLD-FASHIONED
If two lovers bill and coo, they kiss and talk together in a loving way. I just have to stand there grinding my teeth while they bill and coo. Note: In this expression, lovers are being compared to a pair of doves touching their beaks or bills together and cooing.
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bill and coo

exchange caresses or affectionate words; behave or talk in a very loving or sentimental way. informal, dated
The image is of two doves, a long-established symbol of mutual love.
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bill and coo

in. to kiss and cuddle. (In the manner of love birds.) Keep an eye on those kids. They aren’t going to be satisfied with billing and cooing forever, you know.
See also: and, bill, coo

coo-coo

and cuckoo
1. mod. unconscious. I socked him on the snoot and knocked him coo-coo.
2. mod. insane. How did I ever get involved in this cuckoo scheme, anyway?

cuckoo

verb

bill and coo

To kiss or caress and murmur endearments.
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bill and coo

To hug and kiss. A sweet old-fashioned phrase for necking, making out, smooching, or playing kissy-face—the way that courting birds touch bills and emit soft cooing noises before they get down to the real mating game.
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