cozy (Brit. cosy) ADJECTIVE (cozier, coziest) 1) comfortable, warm, and secure. 2) not seeking or offering challenge or difficulty: the cozy belief that man is master.
NOUN (pl. cozies) a cover to keep a teapot or a boiled egg hot.
VERB (cozies, cozied) informal 1) make (someone) feel cosy. 2) (cozy up to) ingratiate oneself with.
DERIVATIVES cozily adverb coziness noun.
ORIGIN originally Scots: of unknown origin.

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  • Cozily — Co zi*ly (k? z? l?), adv. Snugly; comfortably. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cozily — adverb in a cozy manner nestled cozily by the fire • Syn: ↑cosily • Derived from adjective: ↑cozy * * * cozily, coziely, ness vars. of cosily, ness …   Useful english dictionary

  • cozily — adv. Cozily is used with these verbs: ↑tuck …   Collocations dictionary

  • cozily — adverb see cozy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cozily — See cozy. * * * …   Universalium

  • cozily — adverb In a cozy manner …   Wiktionary

  • cozily — adv. comfortably; warmly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cozily — co·zi·ly …   English syllables

  • cozy — cozily, adv. coziness, n. /koh zee/, adj., cozier, coziest, n., pl. cozies, v., cozied, cozying. adj. 1. snugly warm and comfortable: a cozy little house. 2. convenient or beneficial, usually as a result of dishonesty or connivance: a very cozy… …   Universalium

  • coziely — cozily, coziely, ness vars. of cosily, ness …   Useful english dictionary

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