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 cozily
Historical Examples of cozily
It was a long story, cozily confidential; and there were interruptions.Bransford of Rainbow Range
Eugene Manlove Rhodes
It was Johnny Turk, cozily ensconced in a tree that overlooked our trench.Trenching at Gallipoli
"Well, in three months then," she whispered, while he rocked her cozily in his arms.The Financier
And when she awakened, she lay, cozily tucked in her coverlets, thinking over the occurrences of the night before.Patty's Social Season
By the end of the summer they were cozily settled in the white house, and had found corners for gardens and places for their pets.A Dear Little Girl
Amy E. 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.