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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ a cozy bathrobe
▪ a cozy family gathering
▪ Who'd want to leave a warm cozy bed to go jogging in the middle of winter?
▪ You and Mike looked pretty cozy at the party.
▪ During its 18 years, they had come to think of the eastside restaurant as a cozy home away from home.
▪ Fund management launched a $ 3.9-billion hostile takeover bid -- an unprecedented move in a generally cozy industry.
▪ Red-and-white checkered tablecloths contrast with the dark wood in the cozy two-part dining room reminiscent of a ski chalet.
▪ You can get a comfortable, cozy look with items from department and discount stores.
▪ You sit on tall stools, either at the long bar or at tiny tables in the cozy room.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Cozy \Co"zy\ (k?"z?), a. [Compar. Cozier (-z?-?r); superl. Coziest.] [Cf. Scot. cosie, cozie, prob. from Gael. cosach abounding in hollows, or cosagach full of holes or crevices, snug, sheltered, from cos a hollow, a crevice.]

  1. Snug; comfortable; easy; contented. [Written also cosey and cosy.]

  2. [Cf. F. causer to chat, talk.] Chatty; talkative; sociable; familiar. [Eng.]


Cozy \Co"zy\, n. [See Cozy,a.] A wadded covering, often decorative, for a teakettle or other vessel to keep the contents hot. Also called tea cozy

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1709, colsie, Scottish dialect, perhaps of Scandinavian origin (compare Norwegian kose seg "be cozy"). In Britain, usually cosy. Related: Cozily; coziness.

  1. Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social n. 1 A padded or knit covering to keep an item warm, especially a teapot or egg. 2 A padded or knit covering for any item (often an electronic device such as a laptop computer). v

  2. 1 To become snug and comfortable. 2 To become friendly with.

  1. adj. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; "a cozy nook near the fire"; "snug in bed"; "a snug little apartment" [syn: cosy, snug]

  2. having or fostering a warm or friendly atmosphere; especially through smallness and informality; "had a cozy chat"; "a relaxed informal manner"; "an intimate cocktail lounge"; "the small room was cozy and intimate" [syn: intimate, informal]

  3. suggesting connivance; "a cozy arrangement with the police"

  4. n. a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm [syn: cosy, tea cosy, cosey, tea cosey, tea cozy, cozey, tea cozey, cozie, tea cozie]

  5. [also: coziest, cozier]


Cozy may refer to:

Usage examples of "cozy".

Calamity less than two weeks ago, there had been no crocheted tea cozies in the cell, no ceramic teapot for them to hug, and no tea table for the teapot to rest on.

The sudden injection of insight surprised Alan, who was once again reconsidering his assessment of Cozier Maitlin.

Scott Malloy, stoked with a huge cup of 7Eleven coffee, was on the small concrete stoop speaking with Cozier Maitlin.

After Lauren was set up for her treatment, Alan used a pay phone in a hallway near the ER to return a call to Cozier Maitlin.

Pearl Street flat, Cozier Maitlin seemed less interested in the details of the missing optical disc than he was in providing Alan Gregory his unique perspective on homicide defense.

Malloy, stoked with a huge cup of 7-Eleven coffee, was on the small concrete stoop speaking with Cozier Maitlin.

While she was away he left the miserable apartment and returned to the cozier one down below.

After winding through a dizzying series of turns and twists he stepped into a cozier milieu where child whores of both sexes dressed in filmy short robes displayed themselves to men with a shared patina of wealth and power.

And when everything was arranged in her little house, the effect was even cozier than she had imagined.

She stepped aside as she opened the door to a much cozier, if somewhat well-used, green room.

After the arrow slits were chinked the thick timber walls were cozier than a tent, and despite the grisly structure outside the door we soon made ourselves at home.

To me, at a preposterous level, it seemed cozier than the others, more friendly or even known to me.

And then again, Alan was an unknown to Cozy, and might be a loose cannon.

Casey was not only warning Cozy about upcoming retribution for the horn thing, she was also thanking him for being so responsive to her urgent plea for help on a weekend night.

Casey Sparrow and Cozy Maitlin had already informed the detectives that their client was not going to be interviewed until she was medically stable, and unless they could be present with her during the questioning.