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Definition of cocoon verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[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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