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cotton to

Definition of cotton to

US informal

  1. :  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

  1. :  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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looking or feeling very sad

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