adjective, co·zi·er, co·zi·est, noun, plural co·zeys, verb, co·zied, co·zy·ing.
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
Examples from the Web for cozier
The house is cozier and more modern than the one in which we had brunch.
Cozier and more intimate than Robert, The Wright is also more welcoming and low-key.
Do ye make an alehouse of my lady's house, that ye squeak out your cozier's catches without any mitigation or remorse of voice?Shakespeare and Music|Edward W. Naylor
But it was still dull and drizzly, and we had a feeling for the open road and a cozier lodgment.The Car That Went Abroad|Albert Bigelow Paine
But the monks never got into a cozier nook than the Convent of the Camaldoli.Saunterings|Charles Dudley Warner
Do you make an ale-house of my lady's house, that ye squeak out your cozier's catches without any mitigation or remorse of voice?A Short History of English Music|Ernest Ford
Thus I never felt safer or cozier at anybody's fireside, even my own, than at the dinner-table of the Lord-Mayor.
adjective, noun -zier or -ziest or plural -zies
1709, colsie, Scottish dialect, perhaps of Scandinavian origin (cf. Norwegian kose seg "be cozy"). In Britain, usually cosy. Related: Cozily; coziness.