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 coziest
Home is the coziest, kindliest, sweetest place in all the world; the scene of our purest earthly joys, and deepest sorrows.Life and Literature|J. Purver Richardson
Home is the coziest, kindliest, sweetest place in all the world, the scene of our purest earthly joys and deepest sorrows.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6|Various
Skipper Tom lived in one of the snuggest and coziest of the cottages.The Story of Grenfell of the Labrador|Dillon Wallace
This was the busiest and coziest spot in all early homes, and the hearth was its glowing heart.The Stronghold|Miriam Haynie
Mrs. Hoyt was dispensing toasted buns, Lebkcken and chocolate, and it was the coziest of companies.The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
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.