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toasty

[ toh-stee ]
/ ˈtoʊ sti /
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adjective, toast·i·er, toast·i·est.

comfortably or cozily warm.
characteristic of or resembling toast: toasty aromas.

RELATED WORDS

temperate, lukewarm, tepid, sunny, mild, balmy, pleasant, hot, sweltering, heated, melting, snug, roasting, thermic, broiling, scorching, sizzling, glowing, perspiring, close

Nearby words

toaster, toaster oven, toasting fork, toastmaster, toastmistress, toasty, tob, tob., tobacco, tobacco beetle, tobacco budworm

Origin of toasty

First recorded in 1890–95; toast1 + -y1
Related formstoast·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for toasty

  • It is judiciously salted with a toasty herbal twist—more about comfort than culinary pyrotechnics.

    Charlottesville Is Swimming in Finger Lickin’ Gas Station Fried Chicken|Jane & Michael Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
  • The same people who now own the Bettles Lodge own the Aurora Lodge, which is a bit more modern and is toasty warm.

  • Once your bread is all toasty, wipe the pan dry with a paper towel and raise the heat to high.

    Foie Gras French Toast, Seriously|Petrit Husenaj|November 8, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • It has a nice little foam, a kind of toasty flavor, citrusy, just beautiful.

    The Official Beverage of France|Katie Workman|August 4, 2009|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for toasty (1 of 2)

toasty

1

toastie

/ (ˈtəʊstɪ) /

noun plural toasties

a toasted sandwich

British Dictionary definitions for toasty (2 of 2)

toasty

2
/ (ˈtəʊstɪ) /

adjective -tier or -tiest

tasting or smelling like toast
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Word Origin and History for toasty

toasty


adj.

"warm and comfortable," 1890, from toast (v.1) + -y (2). Related: Toastiness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper