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cosy

[koh-zee] /ˈkoʊ zi/
adjective, cosier, cosiest, noun, plural cosies, verb, cosied, cosying.
1.
cozy.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
Related forms
cosily, adverb
cosiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cosiness

cosy

/ˈkəʊzɪ/
adjective -sier, -siest (US) -zier, -ziest
1.
warm and snug
2.
intimate; friendly
3.
convenient, esp for devious purposes: a cosy deal
noun (pl) -sies, (US) -zies
4.
a cover for keeping things warm: egg cosy
Derived Forms
cosily, (US) cozily, adverb
cosiness, (US) coziness, noun
Word Origin
C18: from Scots, of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for cosiness

cosy

adj.

chiefly British form of cozy.

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