rub up against

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To touch something with one's body.
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She accidentally rubbed up against the painted door and got green paint on her blouse.

Submitted on August 29, 2012

Additional definitions for 'rub up against':

rub up againstTo touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.
rub up againstOf pets. To touch a person's body in a friendly manner, seeking attention.
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