Definition of cocoon verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cocoon

 verb
verb
NAmE//kəˈkun//
 
[usually passive]cocoon somebody/something (in something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cocoon
 
he / she / it cocoons
 
past simple cocooned
 
-ing form cocooning
 
 
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to protect someone or something by surrounding them or it completely with something We were warm and safe, cocooned in our sleeping bags. I had a sheltered childhood, cocooned from the world by money and love.
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