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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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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.
He never used the cosy chambers which the Reform provides for its favoured members.
A rap at this moment sounded on the door of the cosy apartment where Phileas Fogg was seated, and James Forster, the dismissed servant, appeared.
In the meantime the wood had been alive with the sound of axes; almost everything needed for a cosy dwelling already lay at Wendy's feet.
Nothing would have pleased him more than to sit on in the cosy, shabby restaurant, but he knew that Mildred wanted entertainment.
Of this commission the bare-armed Bob, leading the way with a flaming wisp of paper, so speedily acquitted himself, that Cosy seemed to leap out of a dark sleep and embrace them warmly, the moment they passed the lintels of its hospitable door.
Thus, then, in our hearts' honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg --a cosy, loving pair.
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.
Now she was leaning against him, in a cosy, confiding way, delightful to behold, while Will's strong arm went round her with a protecting air, which said, as plainly as any words, that this big brother and small sister knew how to love and help one another.
Began to talk about Delilahs and Jezebels and Fools-there-was and the rest of it, and what a mug a feller was to let a female into 'is cosy home, who'd only make him spend his days hooking her up, and his nights wondering how to get back the blankets without waking her.
replied the oak bitingly, "how deliciously cosy it is to stand here buttoned to the neck and watch you poor naked creatures shivering
Behind her was a dim room scantly illumined by the one small candle that had guided us through the storm; but the old Waterloo stove was colouring the gloom with tremulous, rose-red whorls of light, and warm and cosy indeed seemed Peg's retreat to us snow- covered, frost-chilled, benighted wanderers.