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verb cosy pronunciation in British English /ˈkəʊzi/

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cosy up to

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present tense
I/you/we/theycosy up to
he/she/itcosies up to
present participlecosying up to
past tensecosied up to
past participlecosied up to

cosy up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycosy up
he/she/itcosies up
present participlecosying up
past tensecosied up
past participlecosied up
to move close to someone for warmth or love

It was a cold night outside, so we cosied up under the blankets.


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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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