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

Origin of comfy

1820–30; comf(ortable) + -y2, anomalously forming an adj.
Related formscom·fi·ly, adverbcom·fi·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for comfy

snug, soft, homey

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adjective -fier or -fiest

informal short for comfortable
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Word Origin and History for comfy

1829, colloquial shortening of comfortable.

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