- (chiefly UK) Affording comfort and warmth; snug; social
- 1785, Robert Burns, Holy Fair - While some are cozie i' the neuk, / An' forming assignations / To meet some day
- 1836, Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, ch 30 - after Mr. Bob Sawyer had informed him that he meant to be very cosy, and that his friend Ben was to be one of the party, they shook hands and separated
affording comfort and warmth
cosy (plural cosies)
- tea cosy
a padded or knit covering put on a teapot
- To become snug and comfortable.
- To become friendly with.
- He spent all day cosying up to the new boss, hoping for a plum assignment.