cozy up

verb
cozied up; cozying up; cozies up

Definition of cozy up

intransitive verb

: to attain or try to attain familiarity, friendship, or intimacy : ingratiate oneself cozying up to the boss

First Known Use of cozy up

1965, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cozy up

Time Traveler for cozy up

Time Traveler

The first known use of cozy up was in 1965

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cozy up

Cite this Entry

“Cozy up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cozy%20up. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Comments on cozy up

What made you want to look up cozy up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!