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[kuhm-fee] /ˈkʌm fi/
adjective, comfier, comfiest. Informal.
1820-30; comf(ortable) + -y2, anomalously forming an adj.
Related forms
comfily, adverb
comfiness, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for comfy
  • They then use the silk to make themselves some seriously comfy cocoons.
  • Your egg has a comfy little home inside the ovary that provides it all the things a growing egg needs.
  • Of course, that's easy for me to say, sitting here on my couch in my comfy pajamas.
  • Wrap an oversize blanket around some poles and you've got a comfy tipi.
  • Pretty comfy for something made out of old car parts.
  • Some of these things with legs continue evolution by feeding on skin flakes and the comfy warmth supplied by you.
  • Dehumidifiers make living comfy by removing moisture through the air and obtaining rid of mold, mildew and musty smells.
  • The student lounge with videos and comfy couches were good.
  • Indeed, for many people freedom of speech means freedom to reiterate whatever makes themselves all comfy and good feeling inside.
  • Owning an old car is one of those comfy signposts of affluence.
British Dictionary definitions for comfy


adjective -fier, -fiest
(informal) short for comfortable
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Word Origin and History for comfy

1829, colloquial shortening of comfortable.

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Slang definitions & phrases for comfy



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

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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