from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of cozy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social
- n. A padded or knit covering put on an item to keep it warm, especially a teapot or egg.
- v. To become snug and comfortable.
- v. To become friendly with.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See cozy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See cozy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
- n. a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
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And in any case he hadn't the chance; an elderly uncle Beatrice hadn't seen in years appeared at her elbow and marched her off to have what he called a cosy little chat, and which lasted until it was time to toast the bridal pair.
Sat in cosy 9.00 till 3.30 (i worked through lunch) bean counting jobs.
A teapot under a cosy is stewing, not brewing, the tea.
Based on the books by Jennifer Worth, Call The Midwife has been called "cosy and predictable" by certain critics.
The kombi now had 4 Adults and 2 dogs ... the word cosy comes to mind!
Re: 'cosy' - I know what you mean: the Leith Festival is still very much the younger sibling to the Edinburgh Book Festival, and not that many people really know about it yet, but hopefully it'll build its reputation over the next couple of years and an audience commensurate with that.
The ones who don’t seem to be are those off the frontline, in cosy offices with comfy seats and time to spare.
Why should the law abiding working person pay for these scum to be locked up in cosy cells with all the amenities that they can’t afford for themselves, if you are sending people to prison it should be hell on earth for them.
Both leadership candidates are making great play of the fact that their party needs to offer a very distinct alternative to what they have dubbed the cosy consensus of the two main parties.
Yet racism remained an undercurrent within Australian Rules before two incidents blew the idea of cosy brotherhood apart.