Cozy
Cozy Co"zy, n. [See {Cozy},a.] A wadded covering, often decorative, for a teakettle or other vessel to keep the contents hot. Also called {tea cozy} [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Cozy — may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Vehicles 3 Entertainment 4 See also People Cozy Cole (1909 1981), jazz drum …   Wikipedia

  • cozy — (Brit. cosy) ► ADJECTIVE (cozier, coziest) 1) comfortable, warm, and secure. 2) not seeking or offering challenge or difficulty: the cozy belief that man is master. ► NOUN (pl. cozies) ▪ a cover to keep a teapot or a boiled egg hot …   English terms dictionary

  • cozy — [kō′zē] adj. cozier, coziest [Scot; prob. < Scand, as in Norw kose sig, to make oneself comfortable, koselig, snug] warm and comfortable; snug n. pl. cozies a knitted or padded cover placed over a teapot to keep the contents hot SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • cozy — 1709, colsie, Scottish dialect, perhaps of Scandinavian origin (Cf. Norw. kose seg be cozy ). In Britain, usually cosy. Related: Cozily; coziness …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cozy — Co zy (k? z?), a. [Compar. {Cozier} ( z? ?r); superl. {Coziest}.] [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.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cozy — *comfortable, snug, easy, restful Analogous words: sheltering, harboring, housing, lodging (see HARBOR vb): *safe, secure: contenting, satisfying (see SATISFY) Contrasted words: *miserable, wretched …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cozy — see cosy …   Modern English usage

  • cozy — [adj] comforting, soft, warm comfortable, comfy, cuddled up, cushy, easeful, in clover, intimate, in velvet*, on bed of roses*, restful, safe, secure, sheltered, snug, snug as bug in rug*, snuggled down, tucked up; concepts 485,605,606 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • cozy — 01. They live in a [cozy] little one bedroom apartment on Cook Street. 02. Henderson is [cozy] with the boss, so he gets anything he wants. 03. We felt really [cozy] wrapped up in our sleeping bags, in front of the fire. 04. Make sure you are… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • cozy — cozily, adv. coziness, n. /koh zee/, adj., cozier, coziest, n., pl. cozies, v., cozied, cozying. adj. 1. snugly warm and comfortable: a cozy little house. 2. convenient or beneficial, usually as a result of dishonesty or connivance: a very cozy… …   Universalium

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