rub up against

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To touch something with one's body.

She accidentally rubbed up against the painted door and got green paint on her blouse.


rub up against

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To touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.

rub up against

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Of pets. To touch a person's body in a friendly manner, seeking attention.

Tibbles, the cat, rubbed up against my leg, asking for a piece of my cheese.


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