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cozy up

1. To move close (to someone) in order to snuggle or simply be close. I left the room when my sister and her boyfriend started cozying up. The puppies cozied up to their mother.
2. By extension, to become friendly with someone, usually in an attempt to obtain something. Since I'm deciding who gets the promotion, Crystal has been cozying up to me by buying me coffee all week.
See also: cozy, up

cozy up to (one)

1. Literally, to snuggle with one. I left the room when my sister and her boyfriend started cozying up to each other. The puppies cozied up to their mother.
2. To become friendly with one, usually in an attempt to obtain something. Since I'm deciding who gets the promotion, Crystal has been cozying up to me by buying me coffee all week.
See also: cozy, up

cozy up

 (to someone)
1. Lit. to snuggle up to someone as if to get warm. The children cozied up to their mother. They cozied up to each other.
2. Fig. to try to get in good with someone; to try to increase one's influence with someone by being extra nice and friendly. The salesman tried to cozy up to the customer.
See also: cozy, up

cozy up

Try to get on friendly or intimate terms, ingratiate oneself. For example, That new woman is always cozying up to one or another club member so she'll be asked to join . [Mid-1900s]
See also: cozy, up

cozy up (to someone)

in. to become overly friendly with someone in hope of gaining special favors. Taylor cozied up to the prof, hoping for a good grade at least.
See also: cozy, someone, up

cozy up

verb
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The Cup Cozy Pillow launched on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter on July 16, 2016.
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From the burlap, cut one cozy body and one cozy base.
The source said that they were looking very cozy, sitting on the same side of the table while having dinner at the restaurant Mahogany House near Lyford Cay.
That race at Kempton probably did not pan out in his favour but switching back up in trip here, Cozy Tiger might find things going his way again.
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The Nook is being sold together with Cozy Cat Cottage at a pounds 495,000 guide price, through the Hagley office of Shipways.
Lovely color photos by Chris Tubbs accompanies a fine survey of cozy cabin interiors and decoration schemes which make the most of small and rustic spaces in Cozy Cabins Rustic Retreats.