the act of wrapping oneself in a doona and/or blanket and trying to wrap somebody else up to, by only using a rolling motion
Ben was innocently writing his thesis, when Gram came in and started playing cocoons, they both fell off the bed
by Bengramin Duth Sutt September 09, 2013
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To take vacation or comfort in the solitude one's own home --in effect wrapping oneself up, away from crowds or busy other places.
Some sociologist say that more and more more Americans, tired of increasing discomforts and cost of travel take to cocooning in one's own home.
by Luddz June 03, 2015
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When someone excludes themselves from society and attempts to improve on a certain factor of themselves such as a particular skill, their personal appearance or an assignment so when they're done they feel like a beautiful butterfly.
Person A: "Is Andrew coming to the party?"
Person B: "Nah he's cocooning."
Person A: "What for?"
Person B: "He's trying to get in shape."
by theguyfromthepole November 09, 2013
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when an ugly child becomes a hot teen or adult.
"wow alex was an ugly child!"
"yeah man but she's a cocooner"
"it's too bad her sister was a reverse cocooner"
"i know tell me about it"
by ugaswimmer August 24, 2008
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Usually occurs when laying on one's back when wrapped in blanket so that only their head is shown; blanket is also tucked under their feet and under arms. Looks like one is making a cocoon as butterflies would.
Girl walks into living room where she see's her sister watching tv, tightly cuddled into a blanket.

Girl: "Aw, look at you all nestled up there."
Sister: "Yeah, im cocooning, it's the best way to keep warm."
by MissMakeup August 22, 2011
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retreating to the seclusion of your home (as for privacy or escape)
I put on my favorite bulky clothes and laid on the sofa for hours. I was cocooning because I did not want to be bothered by anyone today.
by Suzie Quinn April 27, 2007
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