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Origin of cozy

1700–10; originally Scots; perhaps <Scandinavian; compare Norwegian koselig cozy, kose seg to enjoy oneself

OTHER WORDS FROM cozy

co·zi·ly, adverbco·zi·ness, noun
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How to use cozy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for cozy

cozy
/ (ˈkəʊzɪ) /

adjective, noun -zier or -ziest or plural -zies
the usual US spelling of cosy

Derived forms of cozy

cozily, adverbcoziness, noun
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