cotton to

phrasal verb
cottoned to; cottoning to; cottons to

Definition of cotton to

US, informal
: 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.

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“Cotton to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cotton%20to. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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