Cozy meaning

kōzē
Marked by friendly intimacy.

A cozy chat.

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(informal) Marked by close association for devious purposes.

A cozy agreement with the competition.

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Snug, comfortable, and warm.
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(informal) To try to get on friendly or intimate terms; ingratiate oneself.
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The definition of cozy is warm and comfortable.

An example of cozy is the feeling of a soft, warming blanket on a cold winter's day.

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To make oneself snug and comfortable.

Cozy up with the Sunday paper.

verb
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A hollow cylindrical holder, usually made of foam rubber or a similar soft material, used to keep a beverage cold while being held.
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A knitted or padded cover placed over a teapot to keep the contents hot.
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Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social.
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See COSE.
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Gemütlich.
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A padded or knit covering to keep an item warm, especially a teapot or egg.
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A padded or knit covering for any item (often an electronic device such as a laptop computer).
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To become snug and comfortable.
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To become friendly with.

He spent all day cozying up to the new boss, hoping for a plum assignment.

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(informal) To cause to appear comfortable or conducive to intimacy.

Added some pillows to cozy up the room.

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A padded or knitted covering placed especially over a teapot to keep the tea hot.
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Warm and comfortable; snug.
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cozy up to
  • to try to ingratiate oneself, or make friends, with
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play it cozy
  • to act cautiously so as to avoid risk
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

play it cozy

Origin of cozy

  • Probably of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Scots, later adapted into English.

    From Wiktionary