adjective, co·si·er, co·si·est, noun, plural co·sies, verb, co·sied, co·sy·ing.
Origin of cosy
or co·sy, co·zey, co·zie
adjective, co·zi·er, co·zi·est.
noun, plural co·zies.
verb (used with object), co·zied, co·zy·ing.
- to move closer for comfort or affection: Come over to the fire and cozy up a bit.
- to try to become friendly or intimate in order to further one's own ends; attempt to ingratiate oneself: He's always cozying up to the boss.
Origin of cozy
Synonyms for cozy
Examples from the Web for cosy
Historical Examples of cosy
He spent his evenings when at Hawarden in a cosy corner of the library reading.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
They could see him from the coach-roof fast asleep in his cosy bar.Barnaby Rudge
And then the cheery sunshine of the cosy room began to fade away.The Woman Thou Gavest Me
He returned to the cosy room of the hostelry to receive the bet he had won.Bygone Punishments
On the right hand, there was a cosy little breakfast-room, just about the size of this we are in.Jack Hinton
Charles James Lever
adjective -sier or -siest or US -zier or -ziest
noun plural -sies or US -zies
Word Origin for cosy
adjective, noun -zier or -ziest or plural -zies
chiefly British form of cozy.
1709, colsie, Scottish dialect, perhaps of Scandinavian origin (cf. Norwegian kose seg "be cozy"). In Britain, usually cosy. Related: Cozily; coziness.