[ koh-zee ]
/ ˈkoʊ zi /

adjective, co·si·er, co·si·est, noun, plural co·sies, verb, co·sied, co·sy·ing.

Origin of cosy

First recorded in 1700–10


co·si·ly, adverbco·si·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for cosily


US cozy

/ (ˈkəʊzɪ) /

adjective -sier or -siest or US -zier or -ziest

warm and snug
intimate; friendly
convenient, esp for devious purposesa cosy deal

noun plural -sies or US -zies

a cover for keeping things warmegg cosy

Derived forms of cosy

cosily or US cozily, adverbcosiness or US coziness, noun

Word Origin for cosy

C18: from Scots, of unknown origin
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