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English definition of “cozy up (to someone)”

cozy up (to someone)

verb phrasal verb with cozy
to be very friendly to someone with the hope of getting an advantage: Opponents say he has a record of cozying up to polluters and accepting their campaign donations.
(Definition of cozy up (to someone) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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