Thesaurus > Related Words: play up

  Words related to play up

Related / Similar Words: foreground, highlight, spotlight, cozy up, cotton up, shine up, sidle up, suck up

 

Definition:
  • move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent; "The introduction highlighted the speaker''s distinguished career in linguistics";
  • ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior; "She is playing up to the chairman";

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    Derivational Morphology: limelight, spotlight, glare, public eye, highlighter, highlight, high spot, highlighting, foreground

     

    Anagrams: lay-up, lay up

     

     
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