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Adjective: cosy (cosier,cosiest)  kow-zee
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: cozy)
  1. Enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
    "a cosy nook near the fire";
    - cozy [N. Amer], snug
  2. Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
    "had a cosy chat"; "the small room was cosy and intimate"; "had a cosy chat";
    - cozy [N. Amer], intimate, informal
  3. Suggesting connivance
    "a cosy arrangement with the police";
    - cozy [N. Amer]
Noun: cosy  kow-zee
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: cozy)
  1. A padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
    - tea cosy [Brit, Cdn], cozy [N. Amer], tea cozy [N. Amer]
Verb: cosy  kow-zee
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: cozy)
  1. Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cosy position
    "We cosied against each other to keep warm";
    - cuddle, snuggle, nestle, nest, nuzzle, draw close, cozy [N. Amer], cozy up [N. Amer], cosy up [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: cosies, cosier, cosied, cosiest, cosying

See also: close, comfortable, comfy, friendly

Type of: cling to, cloth covering, clutch, hold close, hold tight

Encyclopedia: Cosy