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Meaning of cozy

co•zy

Pronunciation: (kō'zē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. v., -zi•er, -zi•est, -zies, -zied, -zy•ing.
—adj.
  1. snugly warm and comfortable: a cozy little house.
  2. convenient or beneficial, usually as a result of dishonesty or connivance: a very cozy agreement between competing firms.
  3. suggesting opportunistic or conspiratorial intimacy: a cozy relationship between lobbyists and some politicians.
  4. discreetly reticent or noncommittal: The administrators are remaining cozy about which policy they plan to adopt.
—n.
  1. a padded covering for a teapot, chocolate pot, etc., to retain the heat.
—v.t.
  1. to make more cozy (often fol. by up): New curtains would cozy the room up a bit.
—v.i.
  1. Come over to the fire and cozy up a bit.
    1. to move closer for comfort or affection:Come over to the fire and cozy up a bit.
    2. to try to become friendly or intimate in order to further one's own ends; attempt to ingratiate oneself:He's always cozying up to the boss.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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