- A coop is a small cage or other building used for housing chickens and other birds.
An example of a coop is where a family would keep their egg laying hens.
- Coop is to keep in a confined space.
An example of coop is keeping a flying bird in a small cage.
coop definition by Webster's New World
- a small cage, pen, or building as for poultry
- any place of confinement
- Slang a jail
Origin: Middle English coupe, akin to Middle Dutch Middle Low German kupe, Old High German kuofa ; from Classical Latin cupa, tub, cask ; from Indo-European an unverified form keup-, hollow, mound: for Indo-European base see coomb
coop definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An enclosure or cage, as for poultry or small animals.
- Slang a. An uncomfortably confined space.b. A prison.
Origin: Middle English coupe, possibly from Middle Dutch kūpe, basket, tub, from Germanic *kūpōn, possibly from Latin cūpa, cask.
coop - Computer Definition
Pronounced dot co-op.The generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for cooperative associations.This domain was created in 2002 under the sponsorship of Dot Cooperation LLC. See also gTLD, Internet, and sponsored domain.
(.COOPerative) A top-level Internet domain used by members of cooperative societies and organizations. The .coop name was introduced in late 2000. See Internet domain name.
coop - Investment & Finance Definition
coop - Phrases/Idioms
fly the coopâ
Variant of co-op