The UK supermarket the Co-operative, used to go by the shorter name (co-op). this led the the development of simply referring to it as "the coop" mainly by younger members of the population.
Kid: Can we go down to the coop to get some chocolate
|2.||fly the coop|
To "fly the coop" either means to grow old enough to leave the house of one's parents or in the state of being far to cool or above the current predicament that one find themselves in and find it necessary to leave immediately.
Johnny had discovered that he was old enough to fly the coop and move away from his parents.
Anna decided to fly the coop and leave the party, no one of her high social status had decided to show up.
|3.||letting the hen outta the coop|
Utilizing the tantalizing powers of hennessey to make the things you say more interesting, make women appear more attractive and make yourself virtually invincible to criticism.
Downside of letting the hen outta the coop is the propensity to remove one's pants and wear them as a hat.
As soon as I let the hen outta the coop I was the coolest guy in the room.
Dude ... whatever ... you passed out.
The Food Coop (co-op) is a food store in Park Slope, Brooklyn, that white yuppy parents, vegans, and lesbians shop at. The Food Coop sells the most organic foods you will probably ever come upon--but there is a catch. In order to shop at the Food Coop, you must become a member (complete with member ID cards). You must also work at the Food Coop (i.e. behind the register, stocking, child care, etc) once every other week. If you do not complete these bi-weekly shifts, you must make them up, or you will have your membership revoked.
Scenario 1: (vegan/lesbian behind register): I will NOT scan this chicken, i do NOT touch meat. You do it, or I won't sell it to you.
Scenario 2: I hate that damn Food Coop, who do these people think they are? Next week, I'm going to Key Food!
Scenario 3: Hey Josh, guess whose mother i saw at The Coop this afternoon? I can't believe Ari did so and so, he's just growing up so fast! His mom and I are getting coffee at Connecticut Muffin on Monday after I drop you off at 321! What a wonderful woman!
To tilt your head as if talking on the phone without using your hands, only its without a phone. Instead, it is just because you are physically incapable of holding your head up. It also looks really stupid.
Guy 1: Does that guy have neck problems?
Guy 2: No. He is just doing "The Coop."
Guy 1: Wow. He looks ridiculous.
|6.||join the bird gang|
v. - To become a fugitive from justice or similarly to escape custody. Based on the slang expression "flown the coop."
Rather than turn himself in to the police, Steve decided to join the bird gang.
1. n. abbreviated form of 'cooperative.' used to describe the 'cooperatve play' mode of a video game.
pronounced 'coop' or 'co-op'
alternatively spelled 'co-op'
2. n. abbreviation of anything that begins with 'coop,' such as last names, eg, Cooper.
3. n. The MIT Bookstore, "the coop"
1. hey man, you want to play some coop quake II?
2. that dude's name is Cooper, but I call him 'coop' in an effort to sound cooler.
3. i just paid an arm and a fucking leg for this book from the coop. fuck the coop.