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coop up

Definition of coop up

  1. :  to keep (a person or animal) inside a building or in a small space especially for a long period of time —usually used as (be) cooped up <The children were cranky after being cooped up in the house all day.> <The dog is cooped up in a cage.>



Word by Word Definitions

coopplay
  1. :  a cage or small enclosure (as for poultry)

    :  a small building for housing poultry

    :  a confined area

  1. :  to place or keep in a coop :  pen

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated


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