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

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The first known use of cozy up was in 1965

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“Cozy up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cozying%20up. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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