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COZY (cozier, coziest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cozy mean? 

COZY (noun)
  The noun COZY has 1 sense:

1. a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm

  Familiarity information: COZY used as a noun is very rare.


COZY (adjective)
  The adjective COZY has 3 senses:

1. enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
2. having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere
3. suggesting connivance

  Familiarity information: COZY used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


COZY (noun)


Sense 1cozy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cosey; tea cozy; tea cozie; tea cozey; tea cosy; tea cosey; cozy; cozie; cozey; cosy

Hypernyms ("cozy" is a kind of...):

cloth covering (a covering made of cloth)


COZY (adjective)


Sense 1cozy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space

Synonyms:

cozy; cosy; snug

Context examples:

a cozy nook near the fire / snug in bed / a snug little apartment

Similar:

comfortable; comfy (providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief ('comfy' is informal))


Sense 2cozy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere

Synonyms:

cozy; intimate; informal

Context examples:

had a cozy chat / a relaxed informal manner / an intimate cocktail lounge / the small room was cozy and intimate

Similar:

friendly (characteristic of or befitting a friend)


Sense 3cozy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suggesting connivance

Context example:

a cozy arrangement with the police

Similar:

close (close in relevance or relationship)


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