cosy


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co·sy

 (kō′zē)
adj., v. & n.
Variant of cozy.

cosy

(ˈkəʊzɪ) or

cozy

adj, -sier or -siest, -zier or -ziest
1. warm and snug
2. intimate; friendly
3. convenient, esp for devious purposes: a cosy deal.
n, pl -sies or US -zies
Also called: cosey a cover for keeping things warm: egg cosy.
[C18: from Scots, of unknown origin]
ˈcosily, ˈcozily adv
ˈcosiness, ˈcoziness n

co•zy

(ˈkoʊ zi)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est, adj.
1. snugly warm and comfortable.
2. convenient, beneficial, or opportunistic, esp. as a result of connivance: a cozy agreement between competing firms.
n.
3. a padded covering for a teapot, chocolate pot, etc., to retain the heat.
v.t.
4. to make more cozy (often fol. by up): New curtains cozied the room up.
5. cozy up,
a. to become more cozy: to cozy up by the fire.
b. to try to ingratiate oneself: to cozy up to the boss.
Sometimes, cosy.
[1700–10; orig. Scots; perhaps < Scandinavian; compare Norwegian koselig cozy, kose seg to enjoy oneself]
co′zi•ly, adv.
co′zi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cosy - a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
cloth covering - a covering made of cloth
Adj.1.cosy - 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"
comfortable, comfy - providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"

cosy

adjective
1. comfortable, homely, warm, intimate, snug, comfy (informal), sheltered Guests can relax in the cosy bar before dinner.
2. snug, warm, secure, comfortable, sheltered, comfy (informal), tucked up, cuddled up, snuggled down I was lying cosy in bed with the Sunday papers.
3. intimate, friendly, informal a cosy chat between friends

cozy

also cosy
adjective
Affording pleasurable ease:
Informal: comfy, soft.
Translations
غِطاء لإبريق الشّايمُرِيحمُريح ودافئ
panenkapohodlnýpříjemnýútulný
hyggeligmageligtehætte=-hætteæggevarmer
kodikaslämminmukava
ugodan
lakályosteamelegítõtojásmelegítõ
òægilegur, notalegurtehetta
コゼー居心地のいい居心地のよい
아늑한
gobtuvėlisjaukiaijaukus
mājīgsomulīgssildāmais
prijeten
mysighuva
อบอุ่นและสะดวกสบาย
rahatsamimîyumurta kılıfıçaydanlık örtüsü
ấm cúng

cosy

cozy (US) [ˈkəʊzɪ]
A. ADJ (cosier (compar) (cosiest (superl)))
1. (= warm) [room, atmosphere] → acogedor; [clothes] → de abrigo, caliente
2. (= friendly) [chat] → íntimo, personal
3. (pej) (= convenient) [arrangement, relationship] → de lo más cómodo; (= easy, comfortable) [life] → holgado
B. N (for teapot, egg) cubierta que se utiliza para mantener el té de una tetera, los huevos calientes
cosy up cozy up (US) VI + ADV to cosy up to sb (US) (fig) → tratar de quedar bien con algn

cosy

[ˈkəʊzi] cozy (US) adj
[person] (= warm and comfortable) to be cosy → être confortablement installé(e)
to feel cosy → se sentir bien
[bed] → douillet(te)
(= homely) [house] → confortable; [pub] → accueillant(e); [room] → douillet(te)
[atmosphere] → chaleureux/euse
(= friendly) [evening, dinner] → intime
[relationship] → particulier/ère
the cosy world of ... → le monde privilégié de ...

cosy

, (US) cozy
adj (+er) room, atmosphere, restaurantgemütlich, behaglich; (= warm)mollig warm; (fig) chatgemütlich, traulich (dated); relationshiptraut; to feel cosy (person)sich wohl- und behaglich fühlen; (room etc)einen behaglichen or gemütlichen Eindruck machen; I’m very cosy hereich fühle mich hier sehr wohl, ich finde es hier sehr gemütlich; a cosy little tête-à-tête (fig)ein trautes Tete-a-tete or Tête-à-tête; warm and cosymollig warm
n (= tea cosy, egg cosy)Wärmer m
vi to cosy up to somebody (inf)mit jdm auf Schmusekurs gehen (inf)

cosy

cozy (Am) [ˈkəʊzɪ]
1. adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (room, atmosphere) → accogliente, intimo/a; (clothes) → bello/a caldo/a
I'm very cosy here → sto proprio bene qui
we had a cosy chat → abbiamo fatto due chiacchiere in confidenza
2. n (tea cosy) → copriteiera m inv; (egg cosy) → copriuovo

cosy

(American) cozy (ˈkəuzi) adjective
warm and comfortable. a cosy chat; a cosy armchair.
noun
a covering for a teapot (ˈtea-cosy) or for an egg (ˈegg-cosy), to keep it warm.
ˈcosily adverb
ˈcosiness noun

cosy

مُرِيح útulný hyggelig gemütlich αναπαυτικός acogedor lämmin confortable ugodan accogliente 居心地のよい 아늑한 knus koselig przytulny aconchegante уютный mysig อบอุ่นและสะดวกสบาย rahat ấm cúng 舒适的
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Thus, then, in our hearts' honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg --a cosy, loving pair.
It is by reason of this cosy blanketing of his body, that the whale is enabled to keep himself comfortable in all weathers, in all seas, times, and tides.
Only--hic--don't less have it here--come up to my place, ole sport--nice an' cosy.
Rebecca herself had fashioned an elaborate tea- cosy with a letter "M" in outline stitch, and a pretty frilled pincushion marked with a "J," for her two aunts, so that taken all together the day would have been an unequivocal success had nothing else happened; but something else did.
said the girl; and I followed her across a square hall with high doors all round: she ushered me into a room whose double illumination of fire and candle at first dazzled me, contrasting as it did with the darkness to which my eyes had been for two hours inured; when I could see, however, a cosy and agreeable picture presented itself to my view.
Here, the flickering of the blaze showed preparations for a cosy dinner, with hot plates baking through and through before the fire, and deep red curtains, ready to be drawn to shut out cold and darkness.
When night came I slept sweetly in a cosy nook, though the remembrance that I was alone in a strange land made me sometimes start up and look around me in alarm, and then I wished heartily that I had stayed at home at ease.
He never used the cosy chambers which the Reform provides for its favoured members.
She took frequent exercise and almost always walked alone, apparently not having made many friends on the ship and being without the resource of her parents, who, as has been related, never budged out of the cosy corner in which she planted them for the day.
In that case we had better discuss it in a cosy room rather than in this wind-swept market-place," said he.
Next door to Sally's Aunt Jane, in a cosy little cottage with a wonderful little garden, lived Thomas Kitchener, a large, grave, self-sufficing young man, who, by sheer application to work, had become already, though only twenty-five, second gardener at the Hall.
That made a shorter walk of it, but I had to grope my way through a white fog from the river to Ham Common, and it was the hour of our cosy dinner when I reached our place of retirement.