cosy cosy  /ˈkoʊ zi/


  1. (n) a padded cloth covering to keep a teapot warm
  2. (adj) enjoying or affording comforting warmth and shelter especially in a small space



  1. In the drawing room of Honingham Hall in England's Norfolk County, Sir Eric Teichman sat before a cosy fire and was content.
  2. IBRA's apparent stumble gives ammunition to unscrupulous businessmen whose cosy cartels were threatened by the agency's previous work.
  3. Cops can always get too cosy, or a little bent.


  • FRC may get competition remit

    By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) could be enlisted to help end "Big Four" dominance of blue chip company book-keeping, the Competition Commission has said. The accounts of most top UK companies are checked by PwC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, or KPMG, sparking policymaker concerns the four are too cosy with banking clients in particular. The Commission outlined ...
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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