cozy up to someone
cozy up to (someone)
1. Literally, to snuggle with someone. 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 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.
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.