cosier


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co·zy

also co·sy  (kō′zē)
adj. co·zi·er, co·zi·est also co·si·er or co·si·est
1. Snug, comfortable, and warm. See Synonyms at comfortable.
2. Marked by friendly intimacy: a cozy chat.
3. Informal Marked by close association for devious purposes: a cozy agreement with the competition.
v. co·zied, co·zy·ing, co·zies also co·sied or co·sy·ing or co·sies
v.intr.
1. To make oneself snug and comfortable: cozy up with the Sunday paper.
2. Informal To try to get on friendly or intimate terms; ingratiate oneself: "out on the ... hustings, cozying up to reactionaries and racists alike" (Chuck Stone).
v.tr.
Informal To cause to appear comfortable or conducive to intimacy: added some pillows to cozy up the room.
n. pl. co·zies also co·sies
1. A padded or knitted covering placed over an item, especially a teapot, to keep it hot.
2. A hollow cylindrical holder, usually made of foam rubber or a similar soft material, used to keep a beverage cold while being held.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]

co′zi·ly adv.
co′zi·ness n.

cosier

(ˈkəʊzɪə)
n
(Crafts) obsolete a cobbler
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The weather was too bad, and the shop was cosier than the streets.
It's possibly an illusion but life seemed a cosier, comfier place when you'd just had sausage and chips for your tea on a Saturday night and the whole family - mum, dad, brothers and sisters - were lined up in front of Bruce on the telly.
50 from PS22, Dorothy Perkins 2 girls n' the hood What could be cosier than a velvet hoodie?
com) 5 CABLE GUY Little boys will be toasty warm this crew neck jumper, PS13-14, (3mths-6yrs), Next 6 HANDS ON Be in the pink with these J by Jasper Conran knitted gloves, PS16, Debenhams 7 HOTFOOT IT Did you ever see cosier slippers than these?
com) 5 CABLE GUY Little boys will be toasty warm in this crew neck jumper, PS13-14, (3mths-6yrs), Next 6 HANDS ON Be in the pink with these J by Jasper Conran knitted gloves, PS16, Debenhams 7 HOTFOOT IT Did you ever see cosier slippers than these?
Editors Cosier and Ashby present a collection of academic essays and professional perspectives on the construction of a framework for analyzing and addressing policy and practices at the intersection of disability and teacher education.
But what I love about my girls is that when the partition went up in the lounge they immediately ran around saying they preferred it because it was cosier.
Generally warmer colours create a cosier atmosphere making a space feel smaller.
Naturalmat, the UK's first Nproducer of handcrafted natural fibre mattresses with all natural fillings, has joined with other sleep-enhancing brands to create a prize to help you make the most of the clocks turning back and the nights getting longer and cosier.
People in rural areas living in draughty homes will be a lot cosier this winter thanks to government action.
More companies rushed to attend the Twitter gathering, making for an even cosier corporate get together:
Sydney, Aug 26 ( ANI ): Former Australian Test cricketer Gary Cosier tells how he never even got a whisper from his teammates that they had signed up with Kerry Packer's World Series Cricket.