cozy

The adjective cozy describes being comfortable and warm, like when you feel cozy curled up on the couch under a soft blanket, in front of a roaring fire.

"Isn't this cozy?" If you hear these words, you might be in a friendly, casual place where everyone feels welcome. Or, perhaps you are in a small cabin that is warm and dry as they rain pours down outside. Or you have just stumbled upon the judge of a writing contest having dinner with one of the aspiring novelists — cozy can also mean "scheming." And as a noun? A cozy is a padded cloth used to keep a teapot warm.

Primary Meanings of cozy

1.
adj
enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space
2.
adj
suggesting connivance
3.
n
a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
Full Definitions of cozy
1

adj enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space

“a cozy nook near the fire”
Synonyms:
cosy, snug
comfortable, comfy
providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal)

adj having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere

“had a cozy chat”
“the small room was cozy and intimate”
Synonyms:
informal, intimate
friendly
characteristic of or befitting a friend
2

adj suggesting connivance

“a cozy arrangement with the police”
Synonyms:
close
close in relevance or relationship
3

n a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm

Synonyms:
cosy, tea cosy, tea cozy
Type of:
cloth covering
a covering made of cloth

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