coop up

phrasal verb
cooped up; cooping up; coops up

Definition of coop up

: 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.

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