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June 26, 2005

Word of the Week #9


cocooning \kuh-KOON-ing\ noun

: the practice of spending leisure time at home in preference to going out

Example sentence:
"The current trend toward cocooning has been very good for our business," noted the owner of Marvin's Hot Tubs at a recent home show.

Thank you Merriam-Webster Online

Posted by Sissy at June 26, 2005 08:50 PM

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Oh! This one is easy!!

Posted by: Bou at June 26, 2005 08:15 PM

I like that. Is there a word for: staying at home in preference to going to work?

Posted by: Tuck at June 30, 2005 05:19 PM