adjective (toastier; -est) Date: 1953 1. pleasantly or comfortably warm <
felt snug and toasty by the fire
2. suggestive of toast especially in flavor

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  • toasty — (adj.) warm and comfortable, 1890, from TOAST (Cf. toast) (v.1) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Toastiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • toasty — [[t]to͟ʊsti[/t]] toastier, toastiest ADJ GRADED If something is toasty, it is comfortably warm. [INFORMAL] The heating system knows to make the temperature toasty on a cold morning before a guest is out of bed …   English dictionary

  • toasty — UK [ˈtəʊstɪ] / US [ˈtoʊstɪ] adjective Word forms toasty : adjective toasty comparative toastier superlative toastiest informal warm and comfortable …   English dictionary

  • toasty — toastiness, n. /toh stee/, adj., toastier, toastiest. 1. comfortably or cozily warm. 2. characteristic of or resembling toast: toasty aromas. [1890 95; TOAST1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • toasty — adjective /ˈtoʊsti/ pleasantly warm ... would you want to go to the expense of setting up a furnace in the cellar? It would make the whole house toasty warm; …   Wiktionary

  • toasty — toast|y [ˈtəusti US ˈtous ] adj informal warm and comfortable ▪ our nice toasty bed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toasty — ˈtōstē, ti adjective ( er/ est) 1. : having the appearance or taste of toast 2. : pleasantly or comfortably warmed the room was snug and toasty …   Useful english dictionary

  • toasty — Synonyms and related words: aestival, blood hot, blood warm, calid, equatorial, genial, luke, lukewarm, mild, room temperature, subtropical, summery, sunny, sunshiny, temperate, tepid, thermal, thermic, tropical, unfrozen, warm, warm as toast,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • toasty — toast|y [ tousti ] adjective INFORMAL warm and comfortable …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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