(adjective) suggesting connivance; “a cozy arrangement with the police”

cozy, cosy, snug

(adjective) enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space; “a cozy nook near the fire”; “snug in bed”; “a snug little apartment”

cozy, intimate, informal

(adjective) having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere; “had a cozy chat”; “a relaxed informal manner”; “an intimate cocktail lounge”; “the small room was cozy and intimate”

Source: WordNet® 3.1

Etymology 1



comparative form of cozy

Etymology 2


cozier (plural coziers)

Alternative form of cosier

Source: Wiktionary

Co*zier (k"zhr), n.

Definition: See Cosier.


Co"zy (k"z), a. [Compar. Cozier (-z-r); superl. Coziest.] Etym: [Cf. Scot. cosie, cozie, prob. from Gael. cosach abounding in hollows, or cosagach full of holes or crevices, snug, sheltered, from cos a hollow, a crevice.]

1. Snug; comfortable; easy; contented. [Written also cosey and cosy.]

2. Etym: [Cf. F. causer to chat, talk.]

Definition: Chatty; talkative; sociable; familiar. [Eng.]

Co"zy, n. Etym: [See Cozy,a.]

Definition: A wadded covering for a teakettle or other vessel to keep the contents hot.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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