Meaning of “coop” in the English Dictionary

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coopnoun [ C ]

uk /kuːp/ us /kuːp/

Examples from literature

  • Damp, ill-ventilated, and poorly lighted coops are favorable to the development of the disease. 
  • During the most of the season the best thing is an outdoor coop. 
  • Every farmer should have at least one of these coops, as this is the only way to fatten chicks properly. 
  • Nets or coops are arranged for them beneath the houses, but they run at large during the day time. 
  • The cat shown was caught in the night while trying to enter a chicken coop. 

(Definition of “coop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coop" in American English

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coopnoun [ C ]

us /kup, kʊp/

a cage where small animals and birds are kept:

a chicken coop

(Definition of “coop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)