- giving a feeling of comfort, warmth, and relaxation；(of a relationship or conversation) intimate and relaxed
- a soft covering to keep a teapot, boiled egg, etc. hot；a soft decorative cover for a particular object
- make (someone) feel comfortable or complacent；snuggle up to
noun: cosy, plural noun: cosies
- 1. giving a feeling of comfort, warmth, and relaxation the flickering lamp gave the room a cosy lived-in air 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a relationship or conversation) intimate and relaxed a very cosy little chat 同義詞
- ▪ not seeking or offering challenge or difficulty; complacent a cosy assumption among audit firms that they would never go bust
- ▪ (of a transaction or arrangement) beneficial to all those involved and possibly somewhat corrupt a cosy deal
- 1. a soft covering to keep a teapot, boiled egg, etc. hot a photograph of Smith pouring tea from a pot with a knitted cosy mug cosies are simple to make
- ▪ a soft decorative cover for a particular object a handmade phone cosy crocheted tissue box cosies
- ▪ North American an insulating sleeve used to keep a canned or bottled drink cold guests received beer cozies at the end of the evening
- 2. British a canopied corner seat for two.
- 1. informal make (someone) feel comfortable or complacent she cosied him and made out she found him irresistible
- ▪ informal snuggle up to he cosied up to the heater
- ▪ informal ingratiate oneself with he decided to resign rather than cosy up to hardliners in the party
- a thick or padded cover placed over a teapot to keep the tea hot.