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coop

coop

 
pronunciation:
kup
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
fly the coop
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cage or enclosure for small animals, esp. birds.
definition 2: any small, confining place.
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phrase: fly the coop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cooped, cooping, coops
definition: to confine in or as in a coop (often fol. by up).
I've been cooped up in this house for two weeks.
similar words:
hold, pound, shut up
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