or co·sy, co·zey, co·zie
- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM cozyco·zi·ly, adverbco·zi·ness, noun
How to use cozy in a sentence
I distinctly remember the warm, cozy smell of roasted sweet potatoes, buttery pie crust, and nutmeg lifting into the air and filling her kitchen.
It’s very cozy and has delivered countless nights of good sleep.Sprinter vs. Teardrop Trailer: What's Best for Camping?|Will Taylor|November 28, 2020|Outside Online
This cozy fall coverup not only looks like you just stepped off the Scottish moors, it’s flexible enough to keep you warm in almost any scenario.Gift Guide: How to turn your outdoor space into a year-round living room|Lee Clifford|November 27, 2020|Fortune
After all, with more time in lockdown this winter, perfecting a delicious winter roast or batch of holiday cookies isn’t such a terrible use of those chilly, cozy evenings.
The pee-break-friendly design meant that I could skip into the latrine, still cozy in my fully-zipped jacket and layers, and drop trou without having to expose myself to the cold.
They were sitting around the tea-table cozily, the four people who, in her mothers thought, constituted all Tessas world.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
And still no ghosts, Madge sighed, leaning her head cozily against Janets shoulder.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
And now Mrs. M. had taken away the cloth, and they were sitting cozily over their port wine.Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
Our large fire, however, soon dispelled the cold, and we lay very cozily round it eating our breakfast.The Backwoodsman|Various
Split a squash seed, and between the two fat sides the caulicle lies cozily tucked, like a tiny tail or handle.