Meaning of “ensconce” in the English Dictionary


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ensconceverb [ T always + adv/prep ]

us /ɪnˈskɑns/

to put yourself in a place or comfortable position as if to stay there:

She is fully ensconced in the Senate.
He was ensconced in a large armchair in his warm living room.

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