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

Derived forms: cozying, coziest, cozies, cozied, cozier

See also: close, comfortable, comfy, friendly

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

Encyclopedia: Cozy