She may have thought teaching her shut-in son to shoot was therapeutic.
The shut-in is a gorge; the Suck is a whirlpool; Pinch-gut is a narrow passage between the cliffs.
The thoughts awakened by the sight of the shut-in girls were not happy ones.
You of the shut-in clan are not skilled meteorologists, but time is too precious to be wasted in idle weather chat.
For the men of this country are accustomed to call a narrow, shut-in pass "alps."
They were then placed in the Tikes basket to delight the heart of some shut-in, whose only outing was from the window.
Ive just come back from Alaska, and it seems so shut-in there.
A shut-in personality is one that habitually responds inadequately to normal social appeal.
Through clefts in our shut-in way we could see snow on the mountains.
Propinquity perhaps and the shut-in existence that they lead account for much of it.
A person confined indoors by illness or disability. adj.
Confined to a home or hospital, as by illness.
Disposed to avoid social contact; excessively withdrawn or introverted.