Definition of 'cosy'
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It is a really special and cosy place that feels more like a home than a hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cosy period dramas make for perfect winter viewing but are often filmed in summer. The Sun (2016)There are nine cosy guest rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You've knitted your own tea cosy and put a batch of sourdough in the oven. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was such a warm, cosy time and all about being with each other and family. The Sun (2016)It has four cosy rooms, as well as a new luxury cabin. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The officials know that a cosy relationship with such lobby groups leads to an easier life and more certain promotion than standing up for the taxpayer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The five bedrooms are light and airy with a cosy dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Top executives are too often rewarded for failure thanks to cosy relationships with their remuneration committees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is a budget hideaway with a cosy feel and simple rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It brought to mind a small tea cosy hugging too large a pot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a house in which you instantly feel at home in the cosy and comfortable rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You look for somewhere warm and cosy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was to be no cosy chat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The house was cosy and full of love. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was like an egg cosy balanced on a boiled egg. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)The postwar years were typified by cosy relationships between lending banks and companies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then when you are feeling cosy you share your room sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His slap on the wrist was more like a cosy cup of tea. The Sun (2009)It is a job in which old men grow cosy and comfortable. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It only made the room look warmer and more cosy. What Katy Did (1872)It did not read like a cosy fireside chat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The ribbed collar makes it cosy, but the cut is clean and stylish. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Rooms are cosy and colourful, some with french windows leading on to balconies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It makes them cosy, human and warm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The house is cosy, just the right side of cluttered. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Here he fuses a cosy atmosphere with the usual sleek mod cons in one of the best places in town to lay your head. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'cosy'
British English: cosy /ˈkəʊzɪ/ ADJECTIVE
A cosy house or room is comfortable and warm.
Guests can relax in the cosy bar.
- American English: cozy
- Arabic: مُرِيح
- Brazilian Portuguese: aconchegante
- Chinese: 舒适的
- Croatian: ugodan
- Czech: útulný
- Danish: hyggelig
- Dutch: knus
- European Spanish: acogedor
- Finnish: lämmin viihtyisä
- French: confortable
- German: gemütlich
- Greek: αναπαυτικός
- Italian: accogliente
- Japanese: 居心地のよい
- Korean: 아늑한
- Norwegian: koselig
- Polish: przytulny
- European Portuguese: aconchegante
- Romanian: confortabil
- Russian: уютный
- Spanish: acogedor
- Swedish: mysig
- Thai: อบอุ่นและสะดวกสบาย
- Turkish: rahat
- Ukrainian: затишний
- Vietnamese: ấm cúng
Definition of cosy from the Collins English Dictionary
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