Definition of cotton to
: to begin to like (someone or something) <We cottoned to our new neighbors right away.> <He doesn't cotton to the idea of having children.>
Word by Word Definitions
: a soft usually white fibrous substance composed of the hairs surrounding the seeds of various erect freely branching tropical plants (genus Gossypium) of the mallow family
: a plant producing cotton
: one grown for its cotton
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