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
In September, congressional investigators pointed to a dangerously cozy relationship between the FAA and Boeing.FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max after crashes in 2018 and 2019 grounded the jet|Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Ian Duncan|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
For Spiced Cherry, specifically, we wanted to re-create not just the taste but the feeling of drinking a Manhattan by the fire at a cozy hotel bar.The boutique aperitif brand finding favor with millennials making more cocktails at home|Rachel King|November 15, 2020|Fortune
The brushed polyester twill is exceptionally soft and cozy, making it warmer than the average riding flannel and a highly effective layer on chilly mornings, but it also wicks sweat well and dries quickly.
That means we’ve been testing road-trip gear, home-cooking devices, and, of course, things that keep us cozy while we work from home.
When ads for warm, cozy clothing popped up on Facebook and Instagram, she couldn’t resist.Consumers are — mostly — putting spending on hold while they wait for election results|Abha Bhattarai|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Once there, I have two windows looking our on our courtyard, and a radiator for coziness.
This coziness made many feel Fayyad was putting the U.S. and Israel's wants and needs above those of his own people.
Last year the Color of Change group called out Rush for his coziness with the industry, a claim he shrugged off.The Story Behind Bobby Rush, the Hoodie-Wearing, Trayvon-Supporting Congressman|Nicholas McCarvel|March 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet, in spite of its coziness, I thought it had a dreary look.The Rose of Old St. Louis|Mary Dillon
Although it was no more than a store cupboard, my wonderful brother had contrived to give it quite an air of coziness.The Motor Maid|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
Though large, the room gave an impression of coziness, owing to the way in which it was furnished.The Golden Triangle|Maurice Leblanc
It has none of the fresh, "hand-me-down" regularity of the American, nor the sober coziness of the English, village.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
It's confinement without coziness; it's cluttered without being snug.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells