Meaning of “cooped up” in the English Dictionary

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"cooped up" in British English

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cooped upadjective

uk /ˌkuːpt ˈʌp/ us /ˌkuːpt ˈʌp/

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

"cooped up" in American English

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cooped upadjective

us /ˈkupt ˈʌp, ˈkʊpt-/

kept inside, or kept in a place that is too small:

I hate being cooped up in the house all day long.

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