Definitions for play up

Definitions for (verb) play up

Main entry: play up, spotlight, foreground, highlight

Definition: move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

Usage: The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics

Main entry: cotton up, cozy up, suck up, shine up, sidle up, play up

Definition: ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior

Usage: She is playing up to the chairman

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