cosy

[ koh-zee ]
/ ˈkoʊ zi /
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adjective, noun, verb, co·si·er, co·si·est,plural co·sies,co·sied, co·sy·ing.

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Origin of cosy

First recorded in 1700–10

OTHER WORDS FROM cosy

co·si·ly, adverbco·si·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cosy

cosy

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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