[ kuhm-fee ]
/ ˈkʌm fi /
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adjective, com·fi·er, com·fi·est.Informal.
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Origin of comfy
1820–30; comf(ortable) + -y2, anomalously forming an adj.
OTHER WORDS FROM comfycom·fi·ly, adverbcom·fi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for comfy
/ (ˈkʌmfɪ) /
adjective -fier or -fiest
informal short for comfortable
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