Definition Of den


(of a wild animal) live in or retreat to a den.

the cubs denned in the late autumn

a wild animal's lair or habitation.

He had a dank odor about him like the smell of a wild animal's den .

Example Of den

  • a den of iniquity

  • a female mink had set up her den there

  • After dinner the whole family split up between the den , family room and basement.

  • After parturition, pups remain in the den for approximately 30 days, and group members baby-sit the pups.

  • an opium den

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