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comfy

[kuhm-fee] /ˈkʌm fi/
adjective, comfier, comfiest. Informal.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; comf(ortable) + -y2, anomalously forming an adj.
Related forms
comfily, adverb
comfiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for comfiness

comfy

/ˈkʌmfɪ/
adjective -fier, -fiest
1.
(informal) short for comfortable
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Word Origin and History for comfiness

comfy

adj.

1829, colloquial shortening of comfortable.

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Slang definitions & phrases for comfiness

comfy

adjective

Comfortable and comforting; pleasant and easy: Just reeling off their names is ever so comfy (1829+)


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