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.
OTHER WORDS FOR cozy
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.The One Pie to Rule Them All|Elazar Sontag|November 30, 2020|Eater
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.Gifts for people who are learning how to cook|Sara Kiley Watson|November 24, 2020|Popular-Science
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.Best Women's Mountain Bike Gear for Fall Riding|Gloria Liu|November 7, 2020|Outside Online
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.