cozy: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kō'zē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. v., -zi•er, -zi•est, -zies, -zied, -zy•ing.
- snugly warm and comfortable: a cozy little house.
- convenient or beneficial, usually as a result of dishonesty or connivance: a very cozy agreement between competing firms.
- suggesting opportunistic or conspiratorial intimacy: a cozy relationship between lobbyists and some politicians.
- discreetly reticent or noncommittal: The administrators are remaining cozy about which policy they plan to adopt.
- a padded covering for a teapot, chocolate pot, etc., to retain the heat.
- to make more cozy (often fol. by up): New curtains would cozy the room up a bit.
- Come over to the fire and cozy up a bit.
- to move closer for comfort or affection:Come over to the fire and cozy up a bit.
- 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.
- cozy (Thesaurus)