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verb     cozy pronunciation in American English

phrasal verb

cozy up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycozy up
he/she/itcozies up
present participlecozying up
past tensecozied up
past participlecozied up
  1. 1
    to move close to someone for warmth or love

    In the morning we found all the children cozied up together in the same bed.

  2. 2
    to try to become friendly with someone in order to get some benefit for yourself
    cozy up to:

    He began cozying up to the boss as soon as he was hired.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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