comfy

[ kuhm-fee ]
/ ˈkʌm fi /

adjective, com·fi·er, com·fi·est. Informal.


Nearby words

  1. comfortable as an old shoe, as,
  2. comfortably,
  3. comforter,
  4. comforting,
  5. comfrey,
  6. comic,
  7. comic book,
  8. comic opera,
  9. comic relief,
  10. comic strip

Origin of comfy

1820–30; comf(ortable) + -y2, anomalously forming an adj.

Related formscom·fi·ly, adverbcom·fi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for comfiness

comfy

/ (ˈkʌmfɪ) /

adjective -fier or -fiest

informal short for comfortable
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Word Origin and History for comfiness

comfy

adj.

1829, colloquial shortening of comfortable.

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