But who wouldn't, cooped up alone in a steel projectile for four weeks?
If they want to shoot, the birds are cooped up in a cover, and only let fly when they're ready.
If some of that learning I've got cooped up in my head starts leaking out, how can I help it?
These two women, cooped up in this house, wanted excitement.
I would that we had fought in the open and not cooped up behind trenches and rivers.
We have been cooped up here like rats waiting for Tubain to arrive.
They are all cooped up in a minute pen about eight feet square.
She tried to think that she had been cooped up in the house too long.
After twenty-two patrols, cooped up in a semiarmored vehicle with a man for ten days at a time, you got to know him pretty well.
For seven or eight days they were to be cooped up on the same boat.
: There were the cats, the milkmen, and the cops cooping in a police car at the corner
[police senses based on earlier coop, ''any shelter used by the police to avoid the elements''; fr chicken coop]
: co-op prices/ coop apartment complex
A cooperative apartment house, store, etc (1870s+)
To convert an apartment or building from a rental to a cooperative unit: The old Sussex Arms got co-oped last year (1950s+)