Origin of cozy

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

Related forms

co·zi·ly, adverbco·zi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cozy

cozy

/ (ˈkəʊzɪ) /

adjective, noun -zier or -ziest or plural -zies

the usual US spelling of cosy

Derived Forms

cozily, adverbcoziness, noun
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