rub up against

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Of pets. To touch a person's body in a friendly manner, seeking attention.
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Tibbles, the cat, rubbed up against my leg, asking for a piece of my cheese.

Submitted on August 09, 2009

Additional definitions for 'rub up against':

rub up againstTo touch something with one's body.
rub up againstTo touch another person with one's body in a sexually stimulating manner.
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