from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informal Comfortable.

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  • adj. Comfortable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. comfortable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)


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  • They can therefore say they have reduced the amount of paperwork for officers (e-mail forms), but latent neanderthal officers still insist on filling out numerous unecessary forms (created and required by them but beside the point), thus hiding in comfy warm offices rather being out dealing with the general public. on March 23, 2010 at 12: 14 pm VanDee

    Unnecessary Police Bureaucracy – Part 1. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • In this video, the problem is sitting across from Colbert, Rodriguez and Moreschi, in comfy leather chairs behind elevated wooden barricades in large temperature controlled rooms, wearing tailored suits and expensive jewelry and working smart phones with uncalloused hands while deliberating endlessly over the fate of people who are just trying to feed and clothe their families and give their children a little better life than the one they're having.

    Mike Bonifer: Who's That Guy Behind Colbert?

  • (Stine writes most of the novels in comfy first person to provide a subconscious reassurance that the narrator will live.)

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2008 » October

  • I love my work -- I sit at home in comfy clothes and talk about games all day -- so as it turns out, my "gaming skillset" can get tired.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • They only focus on the sex, and they still own their big-screen televisions and big cars and sleep in comfy beds and eat to excess.

    Matthew Yglesias » Also: The Sky Is Blue

  • Researchers have recently shown that people in comfy clothing move more and thus burn more calories than people in traditional business attire.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Fantabulous Fridays

  • The riders will now travel from stage to stage in comfy captain's chairs, with showers and refreshments close at hand.

    Armstrong's tour of duty

  • Her lightly tanned skin was set off beautifully by the deep green tunic she wore over what she always referred to as her comfy black pants.

    Star Trek: Voyager®: Full Circle

  • Sadly, bookstores may now be abandoning the idea of comfy seating.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Thursday's Mythic Gem

  • Deeply bucketed rear seats helped, but under no circumstances could it be described as comfy back there.

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  • '...we are most of us perfectly capable

    of falling in love (to a fairly profound

    degree) with any or all of a larger

    cross-section of the opposite sex

    than normal social and matrimonial

    codes make it comfy to realise...'

    - Peter Reading, The John o' Groat's Theory, from Nothing for Anyone, 1977

    June 26, 2008

  • "Anything but the comfy chair!!!..."


    "Okay, okay, the comfy chair, the comfy chair!!"

    August 11, 2007

  • As in "Not the comfy chair!"

    June 27, 2007