or cose

[ kohz ]

verb (used without object),cozed, coz·ing.
  1. to converse in a friendly way; chat.

  1. a friendly talk; a chat.

Origin of coze

First recorded in 1815–25; from French causer “to chat,” from Old French “to reason, expound,” from Latin causārī “to plead a cause, plead as an excuse,” derivative of causa cause

Words Nearby coze Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use coze in a sentence

  • "Of coze," murmured Aurora, who had lost her bearings almost at the first word.

    The Grandissimes | George Washington Cable
  • They retired with the waiters, and Charley, dropping his bantering tone, established himself for a "quiet coze."

    Alone | Marion Harland