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cooped upadjective

uk   /ˌkuːpt ˈʌp/  us   /ˌkuːpt ˈʌp/
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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.
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