Definition of こもる

こもるkomoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to shut oneself in (e.g. one's room); to be confined in; to seclude oneself; to hide away; to stay inside (one's shell)
  • to be filled with (emotion, enthusiasm, etc.)
  • to fill the room (of a gas, smell, etc.); to be heavy with (e.g. smoke); to be stuffy; to be dense
  • to be muffled (e.g. voice)
  • to hold (a castle, fortress, etc.)
  • to confine oneself in a temple to pray

Example Sentences

The old woman extended a loving hand to the children.
Can you stop hiding in the toilet to play games?
I spent the whole weekend at home on the computer.

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