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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  • WordNet has a much longer list of definitions on cozy. In Australian English cosy is the standard for all the meanings found over at cozy.

    October 7, 2009